Obama’s Global-Warming Folly

Barack Obama 8 SC Obama’s Global Warming Folly

The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a “29-year-old hacker” revealed his nation’s spy secrets to the world. How does President Obama respond? With a grandiloquent speech on climate change.

Climate change? It lies at the very bottom of a list of Americans’ concerns (last of 21 — Pew poll). Which means that Obama’s declaration of unilateral American war on global warming, whatever the cost — and it will be heavy — is either highly visionary or hopelessly solipsistic. You decide:

Global temperatures have been flat for 16 years — a curious time to unveil a grand, hugely costly, socially disruptive anti-warming program.

Now, this inconvenient finding is not dispositive. It doesn’t mean there is no global warming. But it is something that the very complex global-warming models that Obama naïvely claims represent settled science have trouble explaining. It therefore highlights the president’s presumption in dismissing skeptics as flat-earth know-nothings.

Read More at National Review . By Charles Krauthammer.

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  1. Edwardkoziol says:

    The only thing this bozo can do is complain about the climate because he figures it will get people off the real mess he is in with all the scandals.This jig will die and the planet will still be here.If he wanted tio instead of using AF1 he could flap his ears like Dumbo to fly.

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