Green New Dealers like AOC are ready to dance on the grave of capitalism and free enterprise. AOC is visibly pleased to see the fossil fuel industry being crushed with wells being capped, companies going bankrupt and employees being laid off. ⁃ TN Editor
On Monday, U.S. oil prices fell below zero for the first time ever, shocking observers and raising doubts about the solvency of oil and gas companies coming out of the coronavirus crisis and the oil selling war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. These negative prices were distressing news for the U.S. economy, threatening the livelihoods of oil and gas workers and the availability of the gasoline Americans will need after the crisis ends. Yet Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) saw them as a reason to celebrate.
“You absolutely love to see it,” AOC tweeted. “This along with record low interest rates means it’s the right time for a worker-led mass investment in green infrastructure to save our planet. *cough*”
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