Top Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) blasted Obama today for his irresponsible speech on
global warming climate change – something that doesn’t rank in the top twenty concerns of the American people.
Tea Party News Network has the transcript:
It is just so irresponsible. We’re looking for an all-in energy policy that basically secures our nation, makes us less dependent on foreign oil or foreign energy, and we can do that, but we have to use everything we have, in balance with the environment and economy. That’s all we ever said. If you look at this in the big picture, eight billion tons of coal is being burned in the world. And if we talk about the environment and climate, and if you know a little about geography, the globe is round and climate is all around, if they believe that we stop burning coal in America completely, that’s one billion tons a year, one-eighth the consumption of the world, that we’re going to clean up the environment. They believe the world is still flat.