Remember that thing about new ideas?
First they ignore you.
Then they ridicule you.
After which they get very angry.
And then claim it was their idea all along?
I’ve done the being ignored. I suffered that on the Green New Deal for most of the last decade.
And now some are ridiculing. To hide their anger. This is from the BBC and features Senator Mike Lee of Utah speaking in the Senate and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking in the House, both this week: