Is anyone ready for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal legislation? Because here it is:

From the NPR write-up… It’s going to “create jobs and boost the economy”:

In very broad strokes, the Green New Deal legislation laid out by Ocasio-Cortez and Markey sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy, from electricity generation to transportation to agriculture. In the process, it aims to create jobs and boost the economy.

Except… The legislation also admits that it’s going to absolutely crush those groups that cannot afford it:

In that vein, the proposal stresses that it aims to meet its ambitious goals while paying special attention to groups like the poor, disabled and minority communities that might be disproportionately affected by massive economic transitions like those the Green New Deal calls for.

In other words, America needs a ginormous new program to help people pay for the other ginormous new program that is supposed to boost our economy but for some reason doesn’t help those at the bottom of the ladder:

Oh, and it’s all BS anyway. Again from NPR:

Importantly, it’s a nonbinding resolution, meaning that even if it were to pass (more on the challenges to that below), it wouldn’t itself create any new programs. Instead, it would potentially affirm the sense of the House that these things should be done in the coming years.

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