President Obama couldn’t have been more out-of-touch if he’d delivered his Berlin speech on Mars, instead of to a shriveled German audience only a fraction the size of the one he addressed in 2008. He identified the absolutely non-existent “climate change” issue the “global threat of our time,” and according to The Hill, he’s ready to use that old Unitary Executive razzle-dazzle to fight it:
Amid signs the White House is getting ready to unveil new executive-level steps to curb greenhouse gases, Obama linked fighting climate change to peace and justice while calling for bold action.
“Peace with justice means refusing to condemn our children to a harsher, less hospitable planet,” he said in a speech at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. “The effort to slow climate change requires bold action.”