Or are they Attacking to Protect the Orthodoxy?
It might be helpful to know what they are attempting to say Trump is stupid to oppose. Was this agreement a good idea for America and the World in the first place?
- Non binding
- Specifically Extortive to ‘richer countries’
- While Specifically Exempting some of the world’s worst polluters
- Potentially costing us Billions, maybe Trillions of taxpayer dollars…
… For an uncertain, unspecified and unknowable difference in global temperatures. We now know why our previous President didn’t try to take approval of this thru the Congress. Then the People he was hired to serve would have known what a horrible deal and bad idea it was. We would have said No.
“I was elected to serve the people in Pittsburg, not Paris”- President Trump
So Obama did what he always did when Congress either said No or he thought they would… He did it anyway. He knew better than the People he was supposed to be working for. Of course He did. He thought it couldn’t be reversed. Or maybe he just expected a different successor. Obama was wrong.
But there may still be options for renegotiation. Calm, thoughtful, respectful… Adult discussion and reasoned negotiation. Thats how Democracy is supposed to work. Not Religious-like attacks on anyone who dares to question.
The Paris Agreement was a Bad Deal. Let’s make a better one. Remember, someone once said recently…. “We’re Stronger Together”.