Skip to comments.Biden says 'yes' when asked about sacrificing blue-collar jobs for clean energy
Posted on 12/19/2019 7:55:11 PM PST by Olog-hai
Former Vice Preisdent Joe Biden made clear at Thursday nights Democratic presidential primary debate that hed sacrifice economic growth due to a boom in oil and natural gas production and potentially risk displacing hundreds of thousands of blue-collar workers in order to combat climate change.
Moderator Tim Alberta asked: Three consecutive American presidents have enjoyed stints of explosive economic growth due to a boom in oil and natural gas production. As president, would you be willing to sacrifice some of that growth, even knowing potentially that it could displace thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of blue-collar workers in the interest of transitioning to that greener economy?
The answer is yes, the former vice president said.
But Biden the front-runner in national polling in the Democratic nomination race emphasized that the opportunity for those workers to transition to high-paying jobs is real.
Were the only country in the world thats taken great, great crises and turned them into enormous opportunities, Biden added. [ ]
We shouldnt build another new highway in America that doesnt have charging stations on it. We have an opportunity to put 550,000 charging stations so that we own the electrical vehicle market, creating millions of jobs for people installing them, as well making sure that we own electric vehicle market, Biden explained.
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Easy to say when your family relies on wealthy Ukraine oligarchs for paydays right Quid Pro Joe?
Thanks for the campaign ad Joe.
The blue collar employee is not homogenous. If said employee wants to be static, uninterested in recent developments, and expecting advancement without effort, then Biden is right.
Joe. Do me a favor. Close your mouth for one quick minute.
Take a breath. THINK about what you just said.
You are willing to sacrifice easy, obvious economic growth in order to cater to some nebulous, ever-morphing idea of Climate Change. People losing jobs in order to conduct social experiments. Would you vote for somebody like that, Joe?
Well, would you?
senile joe biden is a sinking ship...
We shouldnt build another new highway in America that doesnt have charging stations on it.
I look forward to long lines at the charging stations and fewer cars on the freeway as I speed (only 10mph over the limit) on down the road, sipping gas at a leisurely pace, quality music on the quality sound system and perfect-temperature air streaming from the climate system.
I’ll look over at the lines at the charging stations and say idly to my wife “I wonder what it’s like to be dumber than a bag of hammers”.
QUID PRO JOE
Should be in every Biden meme
Joe... open mouth and insert foot.... every time... and that is not easy since his head is but his arse all the time.
Are you dem workers in the field listening yet? They will sacrifice your jobs for clean energy.
Why anyone would vote for dems is beyond me.
The Bidens get more laundered money in a month than most families make in five years.
Umm, what is the term?
‘The Compleat Idiot’?
How many coal fired power plants does he intend to build?
The maroon doesn’t understand the gas production is the magic wand.
Higher gas prices will help Ukrainian Billionaires.
He should consult his son hes an energy expert you know.
Who does he think he is..Pat Paulsen??
I think he’s on some kind of comedy tour, punking everybody and laughing his a$$ off at how STOOPID the public is. No one could be this tone deaf and be serious about running for president
How will you generate all that electricity Joe?
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