AOC Defends Greta Thunberg After U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Takes A Swipe At Her

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What better way to celebrate the impeachment you're too scared to testify at than by lashing out at a teenage climate activist.


While speaking about Greta Thunberg at the Davos World Economic Forum, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that "she's in no position to give economic advice until she goes to college and comes out with an economic degree."

He also added this condescending ditty:

"Is she the chief economist? Who is she, I'm confused."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quickly responded on Twitter, defending the teenage climate change activist.

Many other people on Twitter also came to Greta's side.



Grown men, especially those who run powerful branches of government, shouldn't get their kicks making fun of high schoolers.



Mnuchin is hardly a paragon of virtue anyway.


Before long, Thunberg herself had responded to the Treasury Secretary's comments, saying:

"It doesn't take a college degree in economics to realise that our remaining 1,5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don't add up."

Thunberg is probably happy to know she has many allies even here in America.


This should go without saying...but bullying young women just trying to make a better world doesn't make you a good person.

You can purchase Greta Thunberg's book No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference here.

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