Okay, so you have a whole lot of theory here about details. The question we’re dealing with as a country though isn’t about how we make a better world. It’s about whether we actually want a better world. On the right, we have the entrenched capitalists who are basically okay with everything just the way it is. On the left, we have AOC and the people that know we’re on a path to destruction.

The question isn’t about scarcity or distribution. It’s about survival, of the planet and of humanity. We can work out the details once we’ve put people in office who actually believe what the scientists tell us is going on. AOC may get a lot of the details wrong, but she’s actually listening to the experts. Everyone on the other side of the political spectrum believes they are the experts.

The Green New Deal is merely the outline of the direction forward. Until a majority buys into the idea that we actually want to move forward we’re jeopardizing our future by arguing over the details.

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