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

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

  • REMEMBER: GEORGE FLOYD OD'D.

  • 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.

  • This is to much for Elsa 😂😂😂😂😂

  • 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 !!!

  • 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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  • Texans, please vote them out.

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  • She’s the one who bailed these poor folks out!! $5million buys disdain?

  • Who watches this crap ?

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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.

  • I'm in Texas born.

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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

  • This is too perfect.

  • 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?

  • Don’theyhave weatherforecast in Texas? But there leaders gled,because the could not help,because they could not imagine the catastrophe. Don’blame it on AOC

  • AOC for Prez!

  • The sociopaths blame some random while their home state turns to a block of ice... well, they are republicans so duh.

    • @Carmeltoned Barbie thanks!

    • @Carmeltoned Barbie well maybe the vote will one day dawn on the idiots. Texas is lost

    • *old white Republicans. "Block of ice" - great comparison!

  • Texas leaders please realize it’s not always going to be sunny and warm in Texas. Get tour infrastructure winter ready!

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  • Surprise they not blaming big black man

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  • She is too pretty to do any wrong. Don't hate!

  • *_""You ain't black" if you didn't vote for Joe!"_* the problem with democracy... is it's people... look around... and what do you see... stupidity... haunting... you and me...

  • We need to pretext AOC from the crazy minded!

  • What would have happened to Texans if they Seceded from the Union, beforehand,

  • Its just another thing that the GOP passes the buck on. Shame, shame.

  • F these whiners. Try the NE where people had been without power for weeks in the past decade.

  • just tell them their guns gonna be taken away, watch them get heated quick

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  • no ammount of explanation is goin to help do something about it these companies put profits above all is bullshit because people are getting hurt and the company who did these is still making money

  • Thats is Republicans for you.

  • Fun Fact: Local Politicians want the position of Mayor or Council member for the reason of syphoning money from the neighborhood. In my 30 years. I've yet to see a council member ACTUALLY HELP THE COMMUNITY they gathered votes for..

  • AOC said she was terrified on 1-6-21, when she wasn’t even in the building ! Go ahead check it out. I dare you to find the truth! Her office is across the street from the riot, and her coworkers verified, no one entered their building!

  • @6:43but trump touted the green new deal

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  • Actually it was Biden’s fault. China paid Joe Biden to test out their new HAARP weather machine on Texas! They also gave him $4 billion to rig the election. FYI 🤷‍♀️

  • I would love for Trevor to present a historical timeline of all deregulations that have hurt American citizens over the past 50 years.

  • Windmills and other critical equipment were not winterized. It's as simple as that. It won't happen again.

  • The problem is most Americans are not ready for anything the all depend on the government to solve the problems many in U.S live in the dark the have no idea what is happening the government control the people like puppets

  • Any state that doesn't require engineering courses for working on boilers can't be trusted... only 13 states have state licensing for it.

  • There will be a day....... To go home :)

  • An unfunny comedian so stupid he thinks the left are good people. What an idiot.

  • Plenty of Wind Power in the coldest state..Maine..Why do Republicans lie on a daily basis!!? I realize both sides do but nothing like the right !

  • Biden is a corrupt illegal president!

  • All these representatives are getting transparent in saying "the government doesn't want to take care of you." Sounds like we need a system where people look out for each other and maintain a government for the people. Almost like some sort of society based government might benefit people.