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Greenpeace Co-Founder Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a Pompous Little Twit (Guest: Greenpeace Co-Founder Patrick Moore)

March 15, 2019

Dr. Patrick Moore, a co-founder of Greenpeace, called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a pompous little twit on Twitter. Dr. Moore joins the show to discuss why he said this.

Patrick Moore is a co-founder of Greenpeace. Dr. Moore served for nine years as President of Greenpeace Canada and seven years as a Director of Greenpeace International. As the leader of many campaigns, Dr. Moore was a driving force shaping policy and direction for 15 years while Greenpeace became the world's largest environmental activist organization. He left Greenpeace in 1986 when he found the organization to be politically motivated and anti-human.

Dr. Moore joins the show today to discuss his take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal. He recently was involved in a Twitter argument with Ocasio-Cortez, which President Trump took note of. Dr. Moore speaks of why this scuffle began and how he disagrees with Ocasio-Cortez.

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Jim Lakely is the Interim President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely
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Dr. Patrick Moore has been a leader in the international environmental field for over 40 years. He is a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.
pmoore@ecosense.me @EcoSenseNow