President Donald Trump hilariously trolled far-left climate extremist Greta Thunberg on Monday night after Thunberg gave a widely criticized speech at the United Nations.
Thunberg delivered a melodramatic speech in which she repeatedly condemned adults, saying, “how dare you!” while claiming “we are in the beginning of a mass extinction.”
Trump responded to the speech by tweeting: “She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!”
Leftists instantly went into freakout mode over the tweet, declaring that Trump had “officially broken” them.
Willie Garson tweeted: “He has now officially broken me. A horrible evil world leader, trolling a 16 year old with Asperger’s, for passionately discussing scientific facts. And the comments support him. I’m done, these people are not decent, Patriots, or humans. We are amidst monsters.”
Amr Khalifa tweeted: “The most unfeeling ‘person’ on earth bullying a teenager who has done more with her life at 16 than he has done in 4 times the lifespan. #GretaThurnberg”
John Aravois tweeted: “Tell me again why Trump’s minor son can’t even be mentioned by name while he attacks a 16 y.o. girl.”
Charles Johnson tweeted: “This is the president of the US, joining in the right wing attacks on @GretaThunberg. You knew he would, but damn.”
Transcript of Thunberg’s speech:
My message is that we’ll be watching you. This is all wrong, I shouldn’t be up here, I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet, you all come to us young people for hope, how dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words and yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering, people are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you.
For more than 30 years the science has been crystal-clear. How dare you continue to look away and come here saying that you’re doing enough when the politics and solutions needed are still nowhere in sight. You say you hear us and that you understand the urgency but no matter how sad and angry I am, I do not want to believe that because if you really understood the situation and still kept on failing to act then you would be evil and that I refuse to believe.
The popular idea of cutting our emissions in half in 10 years only gives us a 50% chance of staying below 1.5 degrees and the risk of setting of irreversible chain reactions beyond human control. 50% may be acceptable to you but those numbers do not include tipping points, most feedback loops, additional warming hidden by toxic air pollution, or the aspects of equity and climate justice, they also rely on my generation sucking hundreds of billions of tons of your CO2 out of the air with technologies that barely exist. So, a 50% risk is simply not acceptable to us, we who have to live with the consequences.
How dare you pretend that this can be sold with just business as usual and some technical solutions with today’s emissions levels that remaining CO2 budgets will be entirely gone within less than 8 and a half years. There will not be any solutions or plans presented in line with these figures here today because these numbers are too uncomfortable and you are still not mature enough to tell it like it is. You are failing us but the young people are starting to understand your betrayal. The eyes of all future generations are upon you and if you choose to fail us I say we will never forgive you. We will not let you get away with this. Right here, right now, is where we draw the line the world is waking up and change is coming whether you like it or not.