Ocasio-Cortez gets called out by meteorologist after stupid climate change argument…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was called out last night by a meteorologist for trying to equate potential tornadoes in DC to her climate change argument:

FOX NEWS – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change — prompting one meteorologist to call her out for not knowing “the difference between weather and climate.”

The freshman congresswoman began by sharing a video on Instagram briefly showing the conditions outside, as heavy rains drenched the region and prompted a brief, and rare, tornado warning inside the Beltway.

“There’s people stuck outside. We need to get them out,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “This is crazy.”

The Green New Deal advocate then shared a story published by PBS in March questioning if climate change makes tornadoes worse and put emphasis on a quote from the piece that read, “Rather than lie squarely in the Great Plains, America’s tornadoes appear to be sliding into the Midwest and Southeast.”

The tornado warning followed a devastating tornado in Missouri’s capital of Jefferson City the night before.

“Tornadoes are challenging to link to climate change links due to their nature (geographically, limited, acute patterns, how they form, etc.),” Ocasio-Cortez told her followers as she reviewed the article. “But we DO know that tornadoes HAVE been changing. They are no longer being limited to the Great Plains, and are shifting to other regions of the country.”

“The climate crisis is real y’all … guess we’re at casual tornadoes in growing regions of the country,” she later wrote on Instagram.

A meteorologist named Ryan Maue responded to AOC on Twitter last night and suggested it was absurd to say a line of thundershowers was indicative of a “climate crisis”:



I have no idea what she means by “casual tornadoes” either. Perhaps she means they are wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt?

Maue continued, pointing out that AOC clearly doesn’t know the difference between “climate” and “weather”:

The obsession that the left has with equating bad weather to Climate Change isn’t anything new. Their arguments are so meritless when it comes to the global destruction they predict that they must hoax people into believing it with these ‘bad weather’ arguments.

Also it’s all they have left after their ‘global warming’ argument went bust over a decade ago.

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LAPhil
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The things AOC DOESN’T know about climate science could fill a library. How did this woman’s head get so far up her as$?

AT
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That’s part of the graduation ceremony from any public college.

Yea, they don’t do the mortarboards anymore.

Capt.Scientist
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Someone will doxx this guy and the libs/dims will be in his front yard protesting or they will toss a milk shake at him…..hell his job might be in jeopardy…..that’s how the party of coexist plays the game.

Marcus Woodson
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So.
When I move from Olympia Washington to Las Vegas Nevada that will be climate change.
For me.

mdbuilder
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Imagine the fun if AOC was a Republican.

Sciman61
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AOC is a “special” kind of ignorant

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AOC didn’t respond to the meteorologist’s tweet because she tripped over her cell phone’s invisible cord, bumped her head, dislodged her bee bee sized brain and temporarily lost her gross motor skills.

Rae from Minnesota
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Stupid is as stupid does! silly

Chow Yun Fatty
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I was hoping it was Joe Bastardi. He’s excellent at shutting up the global warming dummies.

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That Jeff City tornado came right after the one we had here. And yeah it’s weather not climate change.

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I live in the Shenandoah Valley, and we get tornado warnings about three or four times per summer. But it isn’t because a tornado has been sighted, it’s because the weather conditions are prime for one to happen. We get little twisters once in a while and they do some damage, but they don’t last very long. I’m only about 50 miles from D.C. as the crow flies. DC and Metro areas don’t get real excited when there’s a tornado alert. AOC needs to chillax and learn about her local weather historical patterns. Perhaps she has watched The Wizard of Oz too many times.

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I lived in Kansas City in ’93 during those hellish floods. I remember the difference between “Tornado Watch” & “Tornado Warning” is that a “Watch” is where the conditions are prime for tornadoes & a “Warning” is where one is cited. Have I been wrong?

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What an absolute buffoon!

K-Bob
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Fact:

Weather is real.
Climate is a statistical abstraction.

Proud Nana
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We can’t fix stuck on stupid, smh…

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I have to give credit to the radical left: how could you have a better con/scam than being able to literally point outside as “proof” of your claims?

“The climate crisis is real y’all,” as she points to the sky. “It’s [raining, colder than normal, warmer than normal, dry, humid, tornadoes, thunderstorms, dust devils, or clear skies], that proves there’s a climate crisis.”

In February 1836, Mexican tyrant General Santa Ana was marching his ~15,000 troops north of Monterrey to attack the Texians in the Alamo when they were stopped by a freak snow storm. It rarely rains in that desert, let alone snows. That year, the 2-3′ of snow killed hundreds of Mexican soldiers, most of whom were conscripts from Yucatan with no experience in cold weather.

I guess it was the CO2 from all those SUVs they were driving…

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TXGRunnerTXGRunner I had to GRIN when I got to “dust devil”! Not many are going to know what you’re talking about. Having grown up in far West Texas I am painfully intimately knowledgeable about them!! I have seen quite a few massive ones in west Central Texas where I now live.

Loved the piece of history you shared!! Thank you.

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Were they driving a herd of cows with which to feed the troops?

Because the cows could definitely explain the snow.

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The climate crisis is real y’all

This makes me take it so much more seriously.

Bacon-Munching Infidel
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There are few things I take less seriously than someone from the Bronx saying “y’all.”

Lillie Belle
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@Bacon-Munching Infidel Being that y’all is part of my Texas vocabulary, that stuck out to me, too………and bothered me. No way is that part of her daily vernacular IMHO. Game play.

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AvatarBacon-Munching Infidel Her coming from NYC and using that uniquely southern vernacular has the same affect as wearing cowboy hats in Central Park.

soleil
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This teenager keeps barking trash.

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Another day another idiotic remark from the fresh new face of the Democrat Party. AOC isn’t smart enough to be a moron.

I have been reliably informed that there is no cure for stupid therefore this young woman will continue to bore us with her uninformed and ludicrous nonsense.

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Every time I hear Occasional-Cortex speak I’m reminded of the old proverb;”better to be silent and thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt”! Good advice that I hope she ignores!

Lillie Belle
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I enjoyed the information and statistics in this article about the ignorance surrounding this subject. And, I personally HATE wind power and solar power farms and the horrible effects they have on Nature’s glory.

Greenpeace Co-Founder Patrick Moore: Species Extinction Is Fake News

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/05/23/greenpeace-co-founder-patrick-moore-species-extinction-is-fake-news/

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Lillie BelleLillie Belle It’s appalling to my sense of esthetics to see rows of giant wind turbines standing on top of the hills of New York and Pennsylvania. Some go for miles.

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“There’s people stuck outside. We need to get them out,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “This is crazy.”

Wouldn’t you want to bring them in if they’re stuck outside?

Dr. Strangelove
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Detail.

bob434
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[[There’s people stuck outside.]]
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Stuck? In Mud? On sticky tape? In a tree?

AT
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Hey, you’re stuck outside, and this is crazy.
So get on out there, and call me maybe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWNaR-rxAic

K-Bob
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“Stuck? What, like with a rag?”

Dr. Strangelove
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John Coleman, the meteorologist who started The Weather Channel, didn’t believe in global warming, or whatever they’re calling it today. Maybe that’s why the shareholders kicked him out.

Kenoshamarge
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No non-believers allowed in the hallowed halls of the Global Warming Church.

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Some ex-bartenders have become delusional due to climate change.

Kenoshamarge
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Some ex-bartenders suffer from delusions of relevance due to lack of little gray cells.

CruzGal
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I saw on some news page yesterday (can’t remember but maybe msn?) that there is an “AOC primary” happening.

No, it’s not about someone trying to defeat her in the primary. It’s to see who will get her highly coveted endorsement.

I couldn’t decide “weather” (get it??) to laugh, cry or vomit.

CruzGal
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Water is wet because of climate change.

I tipped my water over yesterday at lunch because of climate change.

I needed new tires on my car because of climate change.

*This is fun. Add your own

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“Let’s try an easy analogy: Weather is what outfit you wear heading out the door. Climate is your closet wardrobe.”
Blame that epic burn on climate change dearie, while I run for some popcorn
lol lol lol

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The other thing I wanted to comment on was she said it’s summer. Does she not even know when the seasons begin and end? It’s spring, and it’s tornado season because hot and cold air as we have in the spring season mixes and tornadoes may form. D’oh!

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It would be better for AOC if she hushed up for awhile instead of constantly reminding people she’s trying out for the lead role in the next Dumb and Dumber movie.

Homer
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Keep her talking…..priceless!

Homer
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Is that whistling sound an approaching tornado(e) or the wind blowing through AOC’s ears?

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HomerHomer Yes.

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A constant tactic of The Left is to keep everyone terrified and then they tell us WHAT to be scared of. Pathetic. AOC wears the “Queen of Stupidity” crown proudly… UGH!!!

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SentinelSentinel If the dunce cap fits…

Sciman61
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They are the catastrophe crowd and they want to bring the rest of us into the “paralyzed with fright” column.

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Global Warming– didn’t happen so name change
Climate Change– hasn’t changed
Weather– changes all the time
AOC Change– please change addresses and go back to the Bronx

Squirrelly
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Climate is the USDA plant hardiness zones. Weather is what happens normally with the different seasons in the different regions. That’s my view of it. Also, in questioning whether climate has changed, I once looked to see if those hardiness zones have ever changed. If I recall correctly, there was some change made to them back in the 90s, but I’d have to look it up again to be specific. I’m from Louisiana, and it’s climate has always been subtropical. It has never been tropical or whatever is cooler than subtropical.

Homer
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Is it coincidence that the hardiness zones for caulifower (zone 3+) overlap with tornado(e) alley?

Maybe the tornadoes are being caused by the rampant planting of colonial cauliflower?

Squirrelly
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As I typed about it, I thought about colonial cauliflower and the idea of growing yucca in the north. What a dumb dumb!

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The global warming advocates have been confusing climate and weather for a long time. They call it different things from time to time, but never fail to show their ignorance. They must have skipped 5th grade science class.

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ryan-o

She makes women look bad. What an embarrassment AOC is.

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Avatarryanomaniac Cerebrally speaking AOC makes women look bad. As face palming dumb as she is she’s not hard on the eyes.

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“There’s people stuck outside. We need to get them out,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “This is crazy.”

Don’t you usually want to get people INSIDE who are stuck outside?

Maybe she should stick to “economics”. LOL

Squirrelly
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She should stick to cocktails and cracking open beer bottles.

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She’s got the teeth to crack open more than one beer bottle at a time.

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