Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh hilariously mocked socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday for saying she was “joking” about her climate change doomsday predictions.
During his radio show, Limbaugh noted that Ocasio-Cortez recently lashed out at critics and claimed that she never actually meant the world was going to end in 12 years if climate change is not addressed.
Ocasio-Cortez was dead serious, and Limbaugh slammed her for insulting everyone’s intelligence.
“She claims that it was just dry humor and people don’t get it. She didn’t really mean it. Well, she did,” Limbaugh began.
“She meant it to be taken seriously. She meant it to be received exactly as it was,” he added.
“So don’t tell me about people that don’t get the humor. Don’t talk to me about people that don’t understand dry humor and sarcasm,” Limbaugh said.
“We get it, AOC. When things are funny, we get it. But you wouldn’t know funny if it bit you on your pretty little nose,” he added.
Over the weekend, Ocasio-Cortez accused Republicans of not understanding her “dry humor” and “sarcasm” when she flat-out said the world would end in 12 years if climate change was not addressed.
In response to the backlash, 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, 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.”
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
Ocasio-Cortez has claimed countless times that the world will end in just over a decade if climate change and global warming are not addressed.
Here are just a few examples:
–Ocasio-Cortez pushed a ridiculous doomsday scenario and argued that “we will have blood on our hands” if climate change is not addressed immediately.
–Ocasio-Cortez freaked out over studies showing that her socialist Green New Deal would cost around $93 trillion over the next decade.
–She lashed out after America’s largest organized labor group said her Green New Deal could lead to the end of humanity and would not actually address climate change.
–During an event in January to honor Martin Luther King Jr., Ocasio-Cortez declared: “The world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change.”
The Green New Deal has also been heavily criticized for how much it will cost taxpayers.
One study found that the price tag for socialist measure would be around $7 trillion.
A second study found that it could actually cost nearly $50 trillion, which would be roughly seven — SEVEN — times more than that.
Then, a third study found that it would actually cost around $93 trillion over the next decade.
She has spent months pushing this ridiculous doomsday scenario, and now she is trying to walk it back.