Ivanka Trump’s Tweet Is Getting Fact-Checked in the Replies11/24/2020
Ivanka Trump‘s latest tweet is getting quite the fact checking.
The First Daughter tweeted, “FACT: Greenhouse gases generated by the U.S. will slide 9.2% this year, tumbling to the lowest level in at least three decades. @EPA”
Well, many are pointing out that Greenhouse Gases are being lowered for a very specific reason: because so many more people are staying home, commuting less, and traveling significantly less due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Historian Kevin Kruse tweeted in response, “You’re so right, we often forget the silver lining to the inept bungling of the coronavirus response — that along with a quarter million dead and an economy ground to a halt, the reduction in travel was actually good for the environment. So, yay?”
Many of the replies are very similar to Kevin‘s tweet.
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