The Washington Post reports:
This past weekend, a cadre of Republican critics raised the alarm that President Biden would take hamburgers and steaks off the menu as part of his new plan to combat climate change.
But Biden’s plan doesn’t include any call to limit meat-eating. Instead, conservative ire was sparked by a Daily Mail article that baselessly speculated about measures that could accomplish Biden’s goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.
Fox News later aired a graphic titled “Up In Your Grill: Biden’s Climate Requirements” that listed bullet points including “cut 90% of red meat from diet” and “one burger per month,” citing the same study that has no link to the president’s plan.
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Not gonna happen in Texas! pic.twitter.com/zqYS9kH8CU
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) April 25, 2021
And it’s NOT true https://t.co/UmPMcTEEQR
— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) April 26, 2021
It’s not happening anywhere, you pathetic liar, because it’s not in Biden’s climate plan.
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) April 25, 2021
This segment was based on a uk article that falsely tied Biden to this “plan”, and the author later admitttd he had no clue what is even in the plan or if Biden has anything at all to do with it.
Nice self own.
— lauralouisiana (@llauralouisiana) April 25, 2021
Fuck that. I ate three whole cows and shoved 16 pounds of plastic straws in my ass to own the libs. Thank you for being brave to discuss this and not the shitload of people dying in your state from the Rona. MAGAGAGAGA!
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) April 25, 2021