Climate Change Marathon Brings Out Inner Dictators
Climate Change Marathon Brings Out Inner Dictators
Let’s be honest: this entire CNN climate change town hall marathon could be fairly considered an in-kind donation to the Trump 2020 re-election campaign.
There’s a reason that there was a Bingo card for this thing being circulated on Twitter. But what is really frightening is just how much the subject of climate change brings out the inner dictator in these Democrat candidates. Not only do they have “ideas” of how you should live your live to save the climate, it seems they have little compunction about trampling over your freedom to get there. Let’s look at some of the most memorably horrifying moments that the candidates gave the viewers.
You have to hand it to him, Yang has at least been an interesting candidate. He did not fail last night, when he filled in a Bingo square all by himself with two words: “space mirrors.” So, what happens when one of the mirrors fails, tilts, and a polar bear barbecue ensues like ants burning under a magnifying glass? I mean, what could POSSIBLY go wrong??? But then Yang brought out his inner dictator. Electric cars for all, comrade – you will be made to drive them.
Andrew Yang refuses to say that Americans won't be forced to drive electric vehicles
Yang mentions a possible confiscation of gas vehicles, says the best option is a buy-back program pic.twitter.com/EXfjWsgteI
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) September 4, 2019
I’m old enough to remember “Cash For Clunkers” and what a raging failure it was. Anyone else?
And if you can’t afford said electric car, or it isn’t practical for you because you live out in the middle of rural America? Too bad, I guess. (What, you wanted actual working plans, not pie-in-the-sky communism? Wrong debate.)
Out of all the Democrat candidates, Kamala Harris is the one that most sounds like she will enjoy being dictator of the United States. After all, she’s used to locking people up when they don’t obey her. Harris wants to change your diet by having the government push vegetables over red meat (she wasn’t the only Democrat to bring up red meat as a climate change problem; I had no idea that the left has completely bought into Chick-fil-A’s marketing campaign), but where she really hit a home run in the “Who Wants To Be A Dictator?” Games is when she said that as president, she would get rid of the filibuster in the Senate in order to pass the Green New Deal.
Let’s all remember that Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Cory Booker all had a chance to show their support for the Green New Deal when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought it up for a vote back in March, and, like Monty Python’s Brave Sir Robin, they “bravely ran away” from voting for the Green New Deal and opted to mark themselves “present.” What leadership! However, the senator from California is forgetting a teensy-tiny but ever so important detail…. the president has no power to change the rules OF THE SENATE. That is, unless the president is actually a dictator. And Harris got ZERO pushback from Erin Burnett, because clearly that woman is an idiot as well.
“We are fighting for the survival of the planet Earth, our only planet. How is this not a major priority?” Sanders asked.”
Sanders was unapologetic about the cost of his $16 trillion plan to combat climate change, boasting his was the most serious approach of any presidential candidate in history.”
And he rejected the idea that he’s too extreme to take on Trump in a general election, by presenting himself as more rational than the current President: “Donald Trump thinks that climate change is a hoax. I think he is dangerously, dangerously wrong.”
Bernie’s abortion comments are in a league of their own, so will be addressed separately. But between the money he wants for Medicare For All, the Green New Deal, and getting rid of all student loan debt, Bernie would find himself printing money in the style of Zimbabwe. How very dictator-like.
No nukes for Lizzie!
“Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday that she would oppose nuclear energy as a way to combat climate change should she be elected president in 2020.” https://t.co/ecZznxiu5F
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) September 5, 2019
Nuclear energy is one of the only clean renewable energy sources that we have, and Elizabeth Warren wants to remove it, and all carbon fuels, by 2035. Would someone please tell the senator that wind turbines, solar energy, and hydroelectric energy won’t be enough to keep the lights on? And of course, we can’t burn candles anymore, right? So much for that “public option internet,” huh, Lizzie? What’s the point of handing out free internet access if we don’t have enough electricity to actually use the internet? (Or power up those electric cars that Andrew Yang wants us all to own?)
Honestly, does Joe even know why he’s up on stage, running for president, at this point? His entire pro-Green New Deal message got subsumed by his bleeding eye. He wants to get rid of all carbon-based fossil fuels as well, but did he have to go total Bond villain while doing it?
The final takeaway? Democrats are going to ban all the things!
SUPERCUT — Dems’ global warming solution: Ban straws, red meat, gas-powered cars, incandescent bulbs, nuclear energy, fracking, natural gas exports, off-shore drilling, factory farming, and … “carbon" #CNNClimateTownHall pic.twitter.com/LFvJXfD7c3
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) September 5, 2019
It’s for your own good, comrade. No red meat, no cars but electric ones, no electricity to power said car – why wouldn’t you vote for them?
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