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December 09, 2009

Kids: It's not you. You know I love you. Your folks on the other hand... [krakatoa]

In Australia, Andrew Bolt notes:

There is something sick about a man who, having failed to convince the adults, feels his best option is to terrify their children.

He refers to Green activist Clive Hamilton's open letter to the children of the Oz. Well, specifically the children of stoop-shouldered, mouth-breathing SUV-drivin' parents.

Hi there,

There’s something you need to know about your father.

Your dad’s job is to try to stop the government making laws to reduce Australia’s carbon pollution. He is paid a lot of money to do that by big companies who do not want to own up to the fact that their pollution is changing the world’s climate in very harmful ways.

Because of their pollution, lots of people, mostly poor people, are likely to die. They will die from floods, from diseases like dengue fever, and from starvation when their crops won’t grow anymore.

The big companies are putting their profits before the lives of people. And your dad is helping them.

There's a word for people like this. I think they prefer the word "Visionary". They'll settle for "Dictator" though, if it gets the job done.

You know. (wink/wink)

For the kids.


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