MAGA opposition to The Green New Deal, or any action to mitigate climate change has boiled down to “socialists wanna take your straws and cheeseburgers!” We live in the dumbest of times. And thanks to a return of medieval-era diseases, it’s also becoming one of the deadliest.
I’m fine with these two meeting every couple of months while the rest of the world tries to de-escalate nuclear tensions elsewhere.
I don’t think either of them will get anywhere near The Hague, but I have to draw some wish fulfillment now and then to preserve my sanity.
Obviously I think the NYTimes’ opinion section was better when I was in it, but it always stunk. At least for as long as Tom Friedman and David Brooks were in there pawning off banal generalities as Intellectual Boomer Wisdom.
There is a national, global emergency called climate change, and the Green New Deal actually addresses it. Unfortunately Mitch McConnell is Senate Majority Leader and doesn’t care because he’ll be dead soon. (Actuarilly speaking, not a threat.)