With his eyes finally focused posterity, Pres. Obama hit a home run in his climate speech today at Georgetown U. (Will prompt action follow? Stay tuned. . . ) In addition to the substance, the speech included some real zingers.
Below are some of his best soundbites, followed by the full transcript of the speech.
“I don’t have much patience for anyone who denies that this challenge is real. We don’t have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society. Sticking your head in the sand might make you feel safer, but it’s not going to protect you from the coming storm…”
“Someday, our children, and our children’s children, will look at us in the eye and they’ll ask us, did we do all that we could when we had the chance to deal with this problem and leave them a cleaner, safer, more stable world?”