Vice President Kamala Harris was roasted this week after she said that population reduction was a way to ensure that future generations would be able to have clean air and water. 

Harris made the remarks at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, during a speech where she d iscussed

 the designation of $20 billion toward green energy projects. 

“When we invest in clean energy and electric vehicles and reduce population, more of our children can breath clean air and drink clean water,” Harris said during her speech, prompting reactions from people like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY). 

“Reducing population is [nuts],” Musk said. “We need to increase population.”

The Twitter CEO has frequently warned about declining birth rates across the world, including in the United States, once saying that “most people in the world are operating under the false impression that there are too many people.”

Massie responded by asking, “Are you the population she wants to reduce?” to which Blaze commentator Steve Deace replied, “Thomas Malthus lives! Granted, he sounds dumber than I remember…”

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