Senate Votes 57-0: AOC’s GND Is DOA

Written by K. Walker on March 27, 2019

There were some very interesting numbers that came out of the Senate vote on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal.

The major one is that not a single Senator supported it.

Zero.

Zip.

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Zilch.

Nada.

Not her proud original co-sponsor, Sen. Ed Marky(D-MA).

Not even the Presidential hopefuls that hopped on the bandwagon to co-sponsor it and have been singing the praises of the innovative and ‘visionary’ resolution.

Sen. Cory ‘Spartacus’ Booker(D-NJ), known for his speeches that go just a wee bit too far, parroted back AOC’s claim that fighting climate change is ‘our World War II’ and he went further — it’s like putting a man on the moon!

Yet, he did not vote for it.

Sen. Kamala Harris(D-CA), who has backed the GND resolution in her campaign while cackling about pot that apparently allowed her to travel through time…

…but she didn’t vote for it, either.

In a long, rambling speech, Sen. Elizabeth ‘Pocahontas’ Warren(D-MA) also compared the Green New Deal’s vision to the moon landing.

She still didn’t vote for it.

Sen. Bernie Sanders(D-VT) was a ‘proud original co-sponsor’ of the Green New Deal.

But not proud enough to vote for it, apparently.

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Occasional-Cortex(D-NY) was furious that a resolution that she proposed, and was co-sponsored by multiple Senators that are now running for a chance to become the President of the United States, was being put to a vote in the Senate.

Ocasio-Cortez defended herself after the defeat and argued she encouraged the Democratic senators to vote ‘present’ instead of in the affirmative.

‘I encouraged them to vote present, along w/ others. McConnell tried to rush the #GreenNewDeal straight to the floor without a hearing. The real question we should be asking: Why does the Senate GOP refuse to hold any major hearings on climate change?,’ the self-described socialist explained in a tweet responding to the lack of Democratic votes.

‘The GOP’s climate delaying is costing us lives + destroying communities. Iowa, Nebraska & many in the Midwest are catastrophically flooded right now, in one of the 1st major climate change disasters of 2019. A #GreenNewDeal urges us to pursue a plan on the scale of the problem,’ she added.

The absolute brilliance of Senate Majority Leader ‘Cocaine’ Mitch McConnell(R-KY) was to get these Senators to actually put on record their support for a far-left activist document ahead of the 2020 Presidential election.

Democrats who lost some seats in the Senate and are hoping to win back the White House which would end the ‘reign of terror’ that is Trumpian Conservatism, decided to blame the GOP for making them take a stand one way or the other on the Green New Deal.

What’s the issue with ‘rushing’ the vote on the Green New Deal? According to the New Yorker, AOC’s staff came up with the resolution in the span of a single weekend.

Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, the principle sponsor of the legislation in the Senate, called McConnell’s move a ‘sham.’

He said Tuesday before the vote that the GOP leader ‘wants to sabotage calls for climate action.’

And Ocasio-Cortez slammed the majority leader for holding a ‘bluff vote.’

‘The GOP’s whole game of wasting votes in Congress to target others ‘on the record’, for leg they have no intent to pass, is a disgrace. Stop wasting the American peoples’ time + learn to govern. Our jobs aren’t for campaigning, & that’s exactly what these bluff-votes are for,’ she wrote on Twitter on Friday.

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the vote a ‘political stunt.’

Source: Daily mail

A political stunt to respond to a political stunt is fair game in my books.

Speaking of political stunts, check out the way that Sen. Mike Lee(R-UT) responded to the Green New Deal. 

AOC isn’t very happy, and she really doesn’t like it when the GND is criticized.

Watch her respond to Rep. Sean Duffy(R-WI)’s claim that the Green New Deal is ‘elitist’:

Rep. Duffy is right, though.

She also vented her rage on Twitter, presumably using her cellphone composed of environment-destroying rare earth elements:

I’m pretty sure that the Aquaman poster didn’t cost $93 Trillion, tho. That ‘Reagan Riding a Raptor’ art is something I want to own and hang in my office right next to ‘Trump Riding a Tank’.

She went on with her rant:

AOC claims she told Senators to not vote for it but instead vote ‘present’.

Good plan. There’s no better way to show support for your policy positions than to have your colleagues not vote to support them.

I’m confused… I thought that the weather wasn’t the same as ‘climate’…

One could argue that the reasonable response to the adoption of a meaningless, fairy-tale resolution is the mockery of said resolution.

But that’s just my opinion.

So, let’s take a final look at the numbers as they stand:

Senate vote against the Green New Deal: 57-0

Number of craven cowards that refused to take a stand for what they allegedly believe in: 43

AOC and the Democrats getting owned by their own resolution: 100% Perfection

Now that Cocaine Mitch forced a vote on the Green New Deal, does this mean that AOC is still ‘the boss’, or does McConnell get a second title?

A new player has now taken the field, one that came ‘out of nowhere’. She cut her teeth working for Bernie 2016, and has picked up a trick or two about ‘community activism’.

Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (‘AOC)’ has a take-no-prisoners arrogance, a deep loathing for the history and institutions of America, the unflinching zealotry of a convert to a cause, and a rigid ignorance impervious to all logic.

Add to that mix her youth, her social media savvy, and the unswerving obedience of the Media(D)’s Partisan Press, and you have a wannabe American revolutionary with lofty goals every bit as transformative as Lenin, Castro, Che Guevera or Mao. And naturally, she’ll conveniently forget any of her objections to ‘dark money’ so long as it applies to any of her wealthy benefactors.

She’s the perfect delivery system for the Soros agenda… as depicted by Doug Giles’ latest piece in his MAGA series, Soros & His Dummy.

Visit his gallery to see his entire badass collection of nature art, historical figures and yes, of course, the other pieces in his MAGA series.

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ClashDaily's Associate Editor since August 2016. Self-described political junkie, anti-Third Wave Feminist, and a nightmare to the 'intersectional' crowd. Mrs. Walker has taken a stand against 'white privilege' education in public schools. She's also an amateur Playwright, occasional Drama teacher, and staunch defender of the Oxford comma. Follow her humble musings on Twitter: @TheMrsKnowItAll

 

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