When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed the world would end in 12 years due to climate change (unless we ended it sooner with her Green New Deal), she was dead serious but now not so much. After the backlash, she claims her totally serious doomsday prediction was “dry humor.” AOC tweeted: “This is a technique of the GOP, to take dry humor + sarcasm literally and ‘fact check’ it.” Like the “world ending in 12 years” thing. Read more…
Here’s more from American Thinker…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez finally understands that her claim that we have only 12 years to save the world from global warming disaster was a ridiculous statement. Having been mocked by her many enemies, and unable to defend the absurdity, she is actually digging a deeper hole for herself, trying to maintain the self-righteousness that seems to power her drive for political power.
In a tweet Sunday morning, she implausibly claimed that the 12 years ’til doom prediction was “dry humor” and that the GOP is too stupid to grasp her wittiness:
This is a technique of the GOP, to take dry humor + sarcasm literally and “fact check” it.
Like the “world ending in 12 years” thing, you’d have to have the social intelligence of a sea sponge to think it’s literal.
But the GOP is basically Dwight from The Office so who knows. https://t.co/pmkwrdeAnq
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) May 12, 2019