‘This Time It Was Nazi Germany’: Ocasio-Cortez Thinks WWII Is the Blueprint for Battling Climate Change

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) hasn’t even officially been elected to Congress but she has already unveiled her plan to stop climate change by using American tactics from World War II.

Climate change, obviously, is a complex issue with one end of the spectrum believing that global warming is the biggest national security threat facing the United States and the other end of the spectrum believing it doesn’t exist because it still snows outside.

Republicans like President Donald Trump and Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) have stated they believe in climate change, but they do not know how much of it is due to human behavior or how severe the consequences could be.

Ocasio-Cortez, on the other hand, stated that she believes climate change is this generations World War II with rising temperatures representing Nazi Germany.

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“When we talk about existential threats, the last time we had a real, major existential threat to this country was around World War II. So, we’ve been here before. But we have a blueprint from doing this before. None of these things are new ideas. What we had was an existential threat in the context of war. We had a direct, existential threat with another nation, this time it was Nazi Germany and the Axis who explicitly named the United States as an enemy. And what we did is that we chose to mobilize our entire economy and industrialize our entire economy. We put hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people to work defending our shores and defending this country. We have to do the same thing if we’re going to get us to 100 percent renewable energy.”

Ocasio-Cortez did admit that comparing the invasion of a genocidal, evil regime into the United States to global warming was a “radical” idea.

“It may seem really big, it may seem really ambitious, it may seem really radical, as some people love to say, but the fact of the matter is that we are dealing with a radical truth, and that’s the reality,” said Ocasio-Cortez.

Although Ocasio-Cortez is fired up about mobilizing the United States to focus solely on renewable energy, the problem with global warming is that it is a global problem.

The United States already leads the world in reducing CO2 emissions but the U.S. has no say in controlling the emissions of rising nations such as China and India.

While the supporters of Ocasio-Cortez may like her “radical” idea, it doesn’t look like the globe will be mobilizing anytime soon.

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She just wants to use the word “existential” to show she’s knows big words. She’s always good for a laugh and sigh. Why couldn’t she just say “we need to use all our resources to solve this problem”? because that would cut down face time with media. And existential is… Read more »

banstan
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banstan

“We have to do better. Much better, and soon. “Yeppers! insipid has just declared that the sky is falling, the sky is falling . . .

Koch Bros compared to Nazi spies, try a farther reach next time.

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1ntrepid

Hers is an interesting comparison. Before the US was brought into WW2 by Japan (Germany stupidly declared war on the US a few days later), Germany had infiltrated the US with an unprecedented number of spies and sabateurs (there had never been anything like it previously), to ensure that we… Read more »

Screwtape
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Screwtape

So, Obviously-Clueless, we should war against China, India, and the 3rd world nations who’s CO2 outputs shame our’s? Well it WILL result in ten of millions of deaths, thus reducing what you call “anthropogenic” causes. Here’s a better though. Kill yourself right now and advise all who support you to… Read more »

Valerie
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Valerie

Well, what she lacks in brains she makes up for with arrogance.

Screwtape
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Screwtape

…she makes up for in ignorance. FIFY.

Marietta
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She’s Soros’ new, female version of Obama. She doesn’t have to be intelligent, she’s just a puppet. She is being groomed for bigger things when she turns 35.

Screwtape
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Screwtape

…and Beto is her male counterpart. Both clueless and socialist. At least he’s more polished, but he’s also older and more ‘experienced’ in speaking hypocritically. They are both fakes and pretenders. Look at his cultural appropriation (thanks Lefties) of a Hispanic identity and pretending to be a “moderate”. Look at… Read more »

Phoenix
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Phoenix

In strictly the context of how the economy shifted to support war efforts, i can understand what she is trying to say with wanting the economy to shift to support clean energy efforts today. Not sure i would have phrased it to compare global warming to Nazis though – she… Read more »

Morte206
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Morte206

Yes. Thank you for putting into words so clearly what I could not in my original posting.

Joe Rogers
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Joe Rogers

How did she get past Junior High in school? Totally clueless to real world subjects or situations. What is really sad is that there are individuals providing her the opportunity to display her ignorance. Why?
Why not interview a ROCK, at least it will not stated something IGNORANT.

Tom
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Tom

Joe with the education system of today you aren’t required to show any competence in the subjects presented to move from grade to grade. It is a participation thing.

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