22 Jun '11, 3pm

Obama Gets Gored: Al Gore attacks the president for failing to step up to the climate-change fight.

Is there anything more thrilling than two Democratic politicians duking it out? One guy opens with … punishing inaction! The other counters with … an unforgiving steel 7,000 word essay in Rolling Stone! If that’s your idea of fun, you’re in luck, because it’s Gore vs. Obama and you don’t even need Pay-Per-View. Gore’s essay makes the case that Obama has completely failed to prioritize climate change in proportion to the threat it represents. Unlike George W. Bush, who at least defended the war in Iraq at every opportunity (even if his defenses didn’t always make any sense), Obama has yet to even step up to the pulpit when it comes to convincing the public that climate change is a clear and present danger to the United States and, indeed, all life on earth. The truth is this: What we are doing is functionally insane. If we do not change this pattern, we will condemn our chi...

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