MAGA Extremist Vivek Ramaswamy Booed for Calling Climate Change a “Hoax”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a move that underscores the fact that climate is a kitchen table issue across the political spectrum, the first question from a Republican voter in the first Republican presidential primary debate was about whether these candidates would take action on climate change. What’s more, the right-leaning audience let out an unmistakable boo when MAGA extremist candidate Vivek Ramaswamy called climate change a “hoax.” The reaction from the crowd makes it clear that climate denial is a losing strategy. Even young Republican voters know that climate change is an existential threat to their futures – any candidate that denies that is fundamentally out of touch with what voters want, and with reality. 

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According to Navigator Research, Ramaswamy’s climate “hoax” remarks caused voters’ attitudes about him to drop – particularly among women.