CNN: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday made the case for radical action to combat climate change — and took a shot at former Vice President Joe Biden, questioning his commitment to the issue.
“I’ll be damned,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a rally, “if the same politicians who refused to act (in past decades) are going to try to come back today and say we need a middle of the road approach to save our lives.”
The comment, which appeared to be aimed directly at Biden, came days after Reuters reportedthe former vice president planned to role out a plan that one member of the team advising him on climate policy described as answering a need to “find middle ground” on the issue. more …
Opinion: At an Obama Foundation event in April, Barack warned that party infighting usually leads to the weakening of a movement by “creating what’s called a ‘circular firing squad’ where you start shooting at your allies because one of them is straying from purity on the issues.”
It took 12 years but I finally agree with him.