When climate change hysteria is too extreme for even an MSNBC host, it’s gone way too far.
But that’s exactly what happened on Monday, when an NBC News technology correspondent Jacob Ward was told to dial back his rhetoric by MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle after he compared climate change to an alien invasion “like in the movies.”
Ward, who also is also a research post at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Behavior Sciences, made the ridiculous comparison after the United Nations released a new report on climate change.
The U.N.’s report estimates that about “1 million species already face extinction, many within decades, unless action is taken,” according to The New York Times.
After the release of the report, the left escalated its fear-mongering tactics, including Ward’s alien invasion comparison.
“You look at it and you think this should be our great unifying moment, right?” Ward told Ruhle.
“This is the moment when space aliens land with ray guns and are threatening all of us and we all band together like you see in the movies. This is it. And yet, that’s not somehow happening.”
Ward’s overblown comparison went too far even for the MSNBC host, who quickly stopped and corrected him.
“But it’s not,” she said. “For your average American at home, there are not space aliens coming out and saying, ‘We’re going to take you over.’
“This is an intangible. So how do we help them understand? Because it’s not fair to put it that way.”
— Kyle Drennen (@kjdrennen) May 6, 2019
Ward’s “space aliens” comparison isn’t too far from the extreme rhetoric coming from Democrat politicians, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and 2020 hopeful Robert “Beto” O’Rourke.
Democrats, like Ocasio-Cortez and O’Rourke, have been pushing the idea that the planet is going to be destroyed in 12 years (or less) if something isn’t done to stop climate change.
“People are going to die if we don’t start addressing climate change ASAP,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in November.
She doubled down on her comments in January.
“Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like: ‘The world is gonna end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is how are we gonna pay for it?’” Ocasio-Cortez said.
And O’Rourke claimed just last month that we have only 10 years until disaster strikes.
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) April 30, 2019
Democrats have been giving us similar doomsday predictions for decades, but a lot of them have been wrong and the planet is still intact.
And while people should make an effort to preserve the environment, the left’s solution to climate change is terrible.
Democrats are utilizing their most extreme rhetoric in order to pass more big government legislation, like Ocasio-Cortez’s hilariously bad “Green New Deal.”
Liberals babble about doomsday scenarios because nobody would support their agenda otherwise.
But when they start talking about space aliens and ray guns, they’ve gone too far.
And even Stephanie Ruhle knows that.
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