Obama the Environmental Hypocrite

Thursday, January 29th, 2009 3:44 pm by Neal

“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times . . . and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK.”

Barack Obama, May 16, 2008.

From today’s New York Times:

The capital flew into a bit of a tizzy when, on his first full day in the White House, President Obama was photographed in the Oval Office without his suit jacket. There was, however, a logical explanation: Mr. Obama, who hates the cold, had cranked up the thermostat.

“He’s from Hawaii, O.K.?” said Mr. Obama’s senior adviser, David Axelrod, who occupies the small but strategically located office next door to his boss. “He likes it warm. You could grow orchids in there.”

We don’t mind that President Obama likes it warm, or that he has turned up the thermostat in the White House to greenhouse levels. It’s the hypocrisy that is so bothersome. Whether it’s Al Gore’s monster house, the Hollywood activists flying halfway around the world in private jets to attend a global warming conference, or a President who expects everybody but himself to conserve, the hypocrisy of the delusional global warming advocates is the rub.

When these hypocrites say, “Tis for thee, not for me”, they need to be condemned, shunned, and exposed as the disingenuous fools that they are.

UPDATE: Powerline and Michelle Malkin comment.

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