GOP & Fox Blame AOC’s Green New Deal for the Texas Power Crisis | The Daily Social Distancing Show

Publicerades den 17 feb 2021
Millions of Texans are still without power and going to extreme lengths to stay warm, the mayor of Colorado City steps down after telling residents “the weak will perish,” and Fox News blames AOC’s Green New Deal for the power outages when poor oversight is the real culprit. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #Texas
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  • I hate fox “news” with the fire of a thousand burning suns.

  • "Transplant your own livers b******" I'm dead.

  • "Not the local governments responsibility to support you during times like this?" Remind me again what the Mayoral Mission Statement says again. Texans: You really need to start voting blue. That way stuff ACTUALLY gets done.

  • Where would Texas be without AOC?

  • so easy to fool ppl these days

  • It’s funny how AOC is suddenly quiet about the border crisis under Biden

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  • Great unregulated southern state! Yep! So when the going gets really tough your rep goes to Cancun, Mexico with his family. Then the liberals from the far north have to come down to actually help the people who’s rep demonizes her. He rushes back when he’s called out. Did he thank her?

  • Does anyone else think it would be hilarious in the best way for AOC to dress up as the boogeyman for Halloween and watch how the conservatives respond? It would be even better if she rolled up into the house of representatives to the track 'the way I am' in her oogie boogie suit. My life would be complete.

  • They hate AOC so much they turned her name into an acronym to enable them to complain about her faster.

  • how is this allowed? like how were houses built so poorly in texas that all this happened with a few inches of snow? as a resident of jersey i feel really bad for all the texans who were not prepared for this though no fault of their own. I know this happened a while ago but to all the Texans who experienced this, I’m so sorry you had to deal with this!

  • He is so annoying

  • The power generation from rants 🤣🤣 Made Me laugh like crazy...

  • Wind turbines didn't just take up 12% of the power grid it took up 20% and it will cost three times as much to them fix up to work in cold weather vs fixing the base power grid Secondly some of those windmills are damaged beyond repair and Texas taxpayers have to pay for it and if that happened to any base power grid Guess what they would have had bonds and they would have had insurance plan to sell out To put it simply two people put ⛽ in there cars later both cars break down due to bad ⛽ The first company that makes the ⛽ reimburses you for the ⛽ and pays to fix your vehicle because he has faith in his product yet still fails The second company tells you that is your fault you have to fix your vehicle and they are not entitled to reimburse you for the ⛽ and it's not actually AOC they should be blaming it's more like the present they have to blame but who's going to like bring this up to Brain dead Joe I mean Minnesota had a very similar problem in the past that present Barack Obama help out with

  • Hahaha. You made my day

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  • AOC is fine as hell idc what anybody says 😍

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  • I live in Texas and proud of it. Our electric company here got us back on line with in a few hours. SPEC

  • Only on fake freaking news, like oac ain't even been to Texas and if she has, she didn't stay long enough to see any real Texans. Texas will survive. Go worry bout your own fucking State. Most little towns will be like colorado city. He's right. The city isn't responsible for any one who lives there, only if you're water bill is due. Then they will cut it off....lol

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  • Blame it on Biden , why not they used to blame it on Trump . It's Bidens turn .

    • Wait it’s the state grid tho it’s really not Biden fault

  • Biden....we have given you a chance to answer for child abuse. The FBI will ask you next. Sexual abuse is never a joke.

  • Here is something that I find interesting it was the failure of the Natural Gas and nuclear energy in Texas that failed renewable energy count for approximately 10% of Texas power which means that 90% of the power that affected Texas. The first thing it was the Natural Gas and nuclear energy systems that sell Texas not renewable and also Finland Canada Russia Sweden places like that have windmills and they are colder than Texas on a regular basis.

  • You people in T keep watching Fox news feed you lies they can't even just say they were wrong they on fox while you in the cold with know water know where to go hotels charging more money for a room and now they telling it's AOC blame her if you people fall for them lies you need to be in the cold anybody that dumb got some dam problem s for real.You need to vote them out.

  • You them dirty rats on of office he just showed you who he is a dam devils that don't care if you die and then open up your state.Hes telling you it's your problem now thats who you put in office shameful you voted for that G.Who you gonna blame now they got all that money what they do after 2011 put that money in there pockets keep voteing for them.

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  • I lost power for 3 days

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  • So, she is how old? And, how long has the Texas Self-Contained Power Grid been a S$#& Show? Just because these writers can't do the math many Texans can and 2+2 = Greedy GOP Govenors * Their Mishandling of the Grid * The 130 Car Pile Up on Unprepared Roads & No Water for Cleaning during a Covid Pandemic. That's only my 4, Texas citizens fill in your own 4.

  • It's not AOC's New Green Deal! It's Jill Stein's New Green Deal!

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  • I wish every ten seconds we didnt have to watch some moron on how rich they are. Another reason why everyone just aggrevates the shit out of ya. AOC should get an education and stop calling people NAZIS til the apology shes a scumbag.

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  • Gotta love that green energy

  • LOL turbines in places with MONTHS of weather like Texas had a few days of but can't handle are surviving a-ok because they weren't built by lowest-cost-highest-profit focused companies. When you deregulate the quality of your power sources, you get shitty results. When there are so few "incentivized" days, a few every several years, where TX companies get to charge those 8000-9000% rates instead of doing their lowest cost per unit wins bullshit, yeah, companies want to keep selling their energy in bulk the 99% of the time weather won't impact performance in that hot ass hellhole. I just feel sorry for the elders who had no say in it even 30 years ago when TX thought they were the bomb for having cheap ass power across tons of companies, none of them audited properly. It would've at least been SOMEWHAT monitored were it nuclear power (though I wouldn't trust a Texan with a nuclear plant, either). Just go solar, already, and have backup generators/batteries stored in well-insulated places. One reason they did NOT weatherize their places for cold weather is because insulating would also make it risky in hot weather and they didn't want to keep it a stable temperature, cool or warm not boiling or freezing. Blaming wind that isn't even 12% of the overall power supply for what the 88% did is so typical of Fox... gotta protect the big oil providers and treat the gas companies like BP as traitors for not investing in a dying disappearing resource. Not enough dead dinos to keep the Texan dream alive forever.

  • No sun ...no solar power no wind ..no wind power = no power ....duh..not Hard to figure out !!!

    • Wind does not depends from sun, a lot of country with low temp are using wind turbine

  • It wasn't the coal plants that failed. It was windmills and solar panels dressed as coal plants, trying to smear the fossil fuel industry.

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  • Only dumb, Partisan rightwing Propaganda = BS

  • Blame game it's everyone else's fault that Texas Government Officials screwed the puch ! And the citizens of Texas must PAY ! Some pay with their lives with the 100% reopening . The Republican's in power know the death are much higher in black and brown community also the overall senior community. All are majority Democrats . they are willing to let them die in an attempt to win next election !!!

  • Trevor ... please write another book.

  • People need to realize that if you depend on government you're going to be waiting a long time, so yes save money in the good time instead of buying weed and beer save up to buy a generator and store food.

  • And puerto rico did it for months and now its a problem

  • But climate change isn't real! Privatize all the things! Deregulation and privatization are good! /s Fuckin profits over people pos companies.

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  • LOL

  • Only upper class neighborhood had electricity the low income community suffered the most .

  • You gotta like state and local gov'ts turning there back on you in your time of need and the 1.9T relief that doesn't have ten cents allocated for texas. vote democrat again see what happens

  • The only respectability left in the democrat party was left by Trump.

  • Nature will kill you no matter your power source.

  • 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 AOC YOU'RE KIDDING ME

  • free market!

  • Love you Trevor!

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  • Who actually listening to this guy

  • how did this whole video happen and then it wasnt even mentioned that northern states and canada all have windmills that run just fine and we dont all lose power whenever it snows or gets cold? like... its obvious this is a TEXAS issue... not a renewable or green deal issue. literally all you have to do is look anywhere that isnt texas to see people not all freezing to death every year.

  • I live in a small town in PA, and we have wind turbines... and they have not failed in the 6 years I've lived here. These conservatives are so full of shit it's astounding that anyone listens to them.

  • Scandinavia uses only renewable energy. Being in the arctic they deal with hard freezes all the time.

  • What a waste of life Trevor Noah is...

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  • 2011 well billy bob dont shoot that arrow straight up in the air it could come down and hit you. dammit billy why did you not listen......2021 billy bob shot the arrow straight up again. I say this because in 2011 they had an ice storm in Texas and lost all their power. yet all the idiots voted for republicans over and over in every single post in state government. I feel bad that they are suffering but these idiots will keep shooting the arrow straight up. money talks and all of you suffering its on you.

  • Thank you aoc for helping texas she only worries about one race and that’s the human race

  • Yea, it’s as silly and entitled as it sounds and there is zero apology about it.

  • because ERCOT caved under Federal environmental regulations. Our power plants were not allowed to OPERATE. but... you're not going to get the facts from this... "comedian". Our power providers were FORCED to sell power at a low rate to the US GRID and BUY at high rate during the STORM.

  • not only AOC but the damn Dems House, Senate, Pres and VP. all in cahoots

  • Sadly this is what Texas voted for. When you vote base on feelings rather than logical reason then expect no mercy from those you put in power who care more about money than Human life.

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  • It's funny how these ppl look for anyone but the representatives of that state to blame. Like AOC is there helping but where's Ted??? I thought he left to Cancun and not being there for their own ppl. It like he saw the crisis and said 'ehh this is not my problem' and left them to die. I wouldn't say that this is what they get bc no one deserves going through a crisis like this. But they were warned and those representatives didn't care and brushed it off. I feel so sad for the people who are going through such hard times and seeing that their government don't give 2 shits. I hope we are able to learn from this and get ppl to represent us not ppl who just want in for the money and power. Bless AOC and anyone else who is trying to hard to make amends 🥺🥺

  • It was the green junk that failed

  • This is serious don’t make me laugh

  • The PUC public utilities commission has been disbanded 30 years ago and this is the result. Nobody is responsible..

  • Deregulation separated power sources from the collection of money for power. This makes it difficult to develop power sources. The current rate has to support today's building. The builder's have to drive up rates to build instead of planning and finance ahead of need.

  • Wind power reinforced the illusion that nuclear power and fossil fuels generators are necessary. Solar power uses plastic manufacture pollution and this is the primary cause of global warming and Global Treaties already installed ban the manufacture pollution.

  • Green new deal has not done anything yet. The deregulation of power results in absurd replacement of nuclear and fossil fuels with wind and solar power. The appropriate replacement of nuclear technology and fossil fuels is edison generators and dynamos as power plants. Wind and solar reinforce the illusion that nuclear power and fossil fuels are necessary.

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  • I feel like AOC will be president one day. Imagine kids growing up republican are gonna love her because their parent hate her lol

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  • Oh, this is on the Comedy Channel...no wonder its so funny!!!! Thanks for laughs :D

  • hmmm, where did GOP & Fox blame?

  • CNN is slamming Trump about his taxes and Fox is slamming AO about cheaply made wind turbines.

  • Just look at MEDIA RULE USA talk. Cool. 🤣🤠 And we watch TED CRUZ, do the what happened game. What when wrong, what happen to Governor Abbott. 🤠

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  • Natural Gas starts to freeze @ minus 298 degrees. That is outer space cold. The lack of high pressure to keep the lines full from extreme electric demand was the issue. Look it up, Texas has a every 40 years or so event where they get a extreme cold snap. 1989 Waco minus 4, 1949 another cold snap. This is not global warming.

  • Whoever wrote the “exposed asshole” joke is a fucking genius!

  • Real question is why only these particular turbines failed???

  • What are we doing about it?