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Freshman Congressman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused Republicans of using a false and manipulative narrative surrounding her Green New Deal, during an appearance on NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” 

“I think it’s good to see how these narratives are manipulated because they’re trying to say that the Green New Deal is about what we have to give up, what we have to cut back on, when in fact the Green New Deal itself is resolution to be more expansive,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

More expansive? Really.

If she means the expanse of government, yes. Beyond that, she’s full of crap.

“It is to be able to generate more,” she continued, “and to make sure that we’re investing in working-class Americans so that we all can afford to have more in life, so that an affordable apartment isn’t a dream but a norm and that health care is a right and not a privilege.”

Ocasio-Cortez went on to claims that her New Green Deal “is not a bill,” but a “resolution” that doesn’t require the president’s signature.

“If we passed a resolution in the House, it doesn’t go into the Senate and it doesn’t go to the president,” she explained. “It is a House resolution. It is a declaration. It is an intentional, vision document. … Listen, if we’re going to make progress, we need to declare our North Star, and our North Star is 100 percent renewable energy, it’s Medicare For All, it’s tuition-free public colleges, it’s investing in technology and renewable resources and electric vehicles. … The resolution of the Green New Deal is the vision of what we need to accomplish in the next ten years.”

In other words, it’s a wish list that accomplishes nothing and effectively wastes everyone’s time by putting forth wishes and dreams that represent a complete departure from reality and rational thinking. 

WIBC host Tony Katz refutes AOC’s most recent diatribe in today’s Popcorn Moment.