31 Oct '12, 9pm

"I Apologize." Will We Hear These Words From Politicians and the Polluting Class?

"I Apologize." Will We Hear These Words From Politicians and the Polluting Class?

Those are the words that kept leaping to mind on the morning of October 30th as I stepped outside by apartment in Lower Manhattan, its basement flooded, to survey the Hurricane Sandy damage, wandering up Avenue C to try to see the state of the affairs at the ConEd station I had heard explode the previous evening, seconds before my electricity went out. I apologize. I was wrong. Those are the words I keep wanting to hear come out of Mitt Romney's mouth about his asinine comments about cutting disaster relief funding, about apparently buying "donations" at a Sandy relief event he hosted because actual donations weren't photogenic enough , and about mocking the very idea that anyone should care about sea level rise, environmental protection, and climate change. I apologize. I didn't do enough. Those are the words I want to here from Mitt Romney and Barack Obama alike, for not...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/i-apol...

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