Trump's Optimism Meets Greta's Wrath

  • 01/21/2020 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Trump's Optimism Meets Greta's Wrath
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President Donald Trump and Time magazine's Person of the Year Greta Thunberg dominated day one of the World Economic Forum in the ritzy ski town of Davos, Switzerland.

They offered starkly different visions of the challenges facing the planet, one optimistic – the other decidedly ominous.  

Trump addressed climate alarmists during his speech for their dire warnings about the supposedly impending apocalypse. 

The Daily Mail's Nikki Schwab reports

Thunberg had been seated in the audience looking on, but Trump told the Wall Street Journal afterward that, 'I don't really know anything about her,' before calling her angry.   


'This is not a time for pessimism. This is a time for optimism,' Trump said, which was in stark constrast to Thunberg and others, who used the conference to warn that the Australian wildfires and other disasters were only the beginning of the climate chaos that lie ahead.  

'They are the heirs of yesterday's fortune tellers,' Trump stated. 'They predicted an over-population crisis in the 1960s, mass starvation in the 70s, and an end of oil in the 1990s.' 

'These alarmists always demand the same thing - absolute power to dominate, transform and control every aspect of our lives,' Trump continued. 'We will never let radical socialists destroy our economy, wreck our country or eradicate our liberty.' 

The main focus of Trump's speech was America's economic resurgence under his leadership.
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