Here's What 'Radical' Looks Like: The Dirty Details of 'The New Green Deal'
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At National Review, Jim Geraghty has taken a look at some of the details in the so-called “Green New Deal” that lefties like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are proposing, and it's not pretty.
Geraghty outlines the more worrisome aspects of Ocasio-Cortez's proposal in his article, "The Not-So-Pretty Fine Print of the ‘Green New Deal.'" Among the more eye-popping discoveries are the following:
- A plan to “cut military spending by at least half” and withdraw U.S. troops from overseas.
- Within eleven years, the United States would be required to eliminate nuclear power, coal, and all natural gas.
- Replacing non-essential individual means of transport with high-quality and modern mass transit. That's an overly complex way of saying "eliminate all cars."
- Calls for the federal government would become the “employer of last resort."
Jim Geraghty joined WIBC host Tony Katz Thursday to expound on the details of his op-ed. Click the link below to hear the full interview: