YOU FIRST! Dan Crenshaw Challenges New York to Adopt the Green New Deal
The Republican Studmuffin, Representative Dan Crenshaw from Texas, has issued a challenge to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's home state of New York. If they think their princess's Green New Deal is so special, they should just put it into action first. In the blogging industry, we call this "Calling your fat stupid ass's bluff."
From Business Insider:
While participating on a panel about "new socialism" at the National Review Institute's Ideas Summit on Thursday, Crenshaw called the Green New Deal, which proposes sweeping transformations of the US economy in order to combat global climate change, an "elitist" proposal.
Before I get to Dan the Man's exact words, it was the "elitist" comments which sent Bug-Eyed Alex into foaming fits of Like OMG, you guys, stop it! Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Throws a Tantrum Because People Aren't Taking Her Green New Deal Seriously. It seems this tantrum had no effect on Crenshaw.
"The Green New Deal is for elitists who live in their high rises in New York City and see a dirty world around them because they're in New York City," Crenshaw said. "I said New York City can pass a Green New Deal... Why not try it? Why not try it?"
I like it. Because he's right. People in populated cities like New York and Los Angeles act as though the entire country is New York and Los Angeles. Kind of like how the entire East Coast thinks the entire country is on the exact same time zone as the entire East Coast. No.
People in populated cities are surrounded by pollution, trash, people who generally suck. They also have a sense of overinflated importance and believe since most television shows take place in New York and Los Angeles, the rest of the nation is looking to them for leadership. No.
So by all means, New York. Eliminate air travel. Make everyone take buses and the train. No more cars. Revamp all the buildings to be "green" and "friendly." If anyone can pull it off, it's The Big Apple, right?