"Scolding Americans for our various sins is proving popular among an elite group of self-appointed moralists.
Take well-meaning environmentalists who warn us that our plush lifestyles heat up and pollute the planet. To listen to former Vice President Al Gore or New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, we must immediately curtail our carbon emissions - or face planetary destruction..."
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and after you have read Hanson (or before), check out Vanderleun's take with pictures at"The gall of these non-elected, self-selected nattering flatulators is without limit."
Thomas Friedman: Fatter Footprint Than Al Gore @ AMERICAN DIGEST: