Obama says Malia and Sasha support climate change legislation and so should Republicans. The president, once again, mocked Republicans for not buying into the junk science hysteria. Just yesterday the White House again blamed the extreme winter weather for the historic 2.9% drop in the first quarter GDP.
Great. Let’s base US energy policy on what two brainwashed kids think.
The Politico reported:
President Barack Obama lit into GOP climate change skeptics in a speech Wednesday night, delighting a crowd of 800 to 900 environmentalists in Washington’s Ronald Reagan Building.
He said Republicans in Congress are out of touch with the American public, who “don’t just say, ‘No, I don’t believe anything scientists say.’ Except — where? — in Congress. Folks will tell you climate change is a hoax or a fad or a plot — a liberal plot.”
Obama also took aim at Republicans for pleading ignorance on climate by saying they aren’t scientists…
…And he said young people largely support acting on climate change — citing his own daughters as an example.
“You talk to Malia, you talk to Sasha, you talk to your kids or your grandkids — this is something they get,” he said. “They don’t need a lot of persuading.”