22 Jun '11, 8pm

Al Gore Blasts Obama, Media for Dropping the Ball on Climate

With a media that's unable (or unwilling) to present the facts about climate in an adequate fashion. With a president who's unable (or unwilling) to make a case for fighting climate change to the American people. And so, he finally lets rip with the criticism -- all of which are eminently valid -- in a comprehensive, 7,000-word article in the latest Rolling Stone magazine that pulls few punches. For instance, Gore has long been extremely supportive of the president, and has worked and campaigned on his behalf. But he's disappointed, to say the least: President Obama has thus far failed to use the bully pulpit to make the case for bold action on climate change. After successfully passing his green stimulus package, he did nothing to defend it when Congress decimated its funding. After the House passed cap and trade, he did little to make passage in the Senate a priority. Se...

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