Obama: Climate Denier Chairing Senate Climate Committee Is “Disturbing”
Only a few days after former Vice-President Al Gore stated that climate deniers need to pay a price, President Obama also decided to jump on the climate denier witch-hunt wagon.
The Huffington Post reports that during an interview President Obama said that having a climate denier heading the Senate Climate Committee was disturbing:
“President Barack Obama told Vice News in an interview released on Monday that it was “disturbing” that the chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works denied the existence of climate change.
“Obama was referring to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who threw a snowball on the Senate floor earlier this month to help make his case that climate change isn’t real. Even though Inhofe cited record low temperatures across the country as evidence that climate change was overplayed, the country has actually been experiencing a warmer than average winter.
“That’s disturbing,” Obama said when Vice’s Shane Smith pointed out that the stunt would have been funny if it weren’t for Inhofe’s chairmanship.”