Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez spent the weekend lying about the 'Green New Deal' and the Washington Post is too scared to say so

...An advisor to Ocasio-Cortez insisted to Tucker Carlson of Fox News (also the founder of The Daily Caller) that her office never listed “economic security” for people “unwilling to work” as part of her liberal fever-dream proposal called the “Green New Deal.” Cornell Law Professor Robert Hockett blamed Republicans for spreading false information on two separate occasions on the show Friday night. Only the document stating just that was on the congresswoman’s official House website, and even many liberal news outlets had reported on it.

Eventually, the Ocasi0-Cortez team was forced to admit the truth, after every other option had been exhausted. They claimed it was an easier version, denying it was changed after being ridiculed for its sheer insanity. Given their record of an allergy to the truth, it seems unlikely to be the full story....