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HYPOCRISY WATCH: Flight Attendants’ Union Backs Green New Deal, Despite Plan to Eliminate Air Travel

The head of a major flight attendant union praised Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal last week, saying the radical vision poses no threat to the future of air travel.

“[F]light attendants and airline workers have been told by some pundits that the Green New Deal…will ground all air travel. That’s absurd,” wrote Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants.

The Green New Deal calls for “overhauling the transportation systems in the United States to eliminate pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.” This, according to Ocasio-Cortez’s office, would be accomplished in part by “build[ing] out highspeed …

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HYPOCRISY WATCH: Emma Thompson Flies A Long Way To Save The Environment

It’s enough that actress Emma Thompson joined environmental extremists last week who sought to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport to disrupt holiday travel plans at one of the world’s busiest airports.

It’s quite another that she felt entitled to flex her big carbon footprint to fly to London from Los Angeles to protest … checking our notes … people flying too much. She flew in for the protest even though event organizers believe airplanes should “only be used for emergencies.”

Thompson is the same person who wrote last year, “To avoid catastrophic climate change that will affect every one …

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