The majority of voters in a new poll view the Democratic-led Green New Deal as a socialist proposal.
Key results in the new survey from The Hill and HarrisX:
- 67 percent of voters think the Green New Deal is “largely socialist.”
- 33 percent said it is “largely capitalist.”
- 73 percent of Republicans, 67 percent of Democrats, and 65 percent of independents think it is a socialist plan.
The Green New Deal, introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., aims to curb the use of fossil fuels over the next 10 years. Republicans and other critics of the deal said its goals are too aggressive and unrealistic.
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