Thursday, December 17, 2009
First the Copenhagen summit gives Hugo Chavez a standing ovation for savaging capitalism. Then out comes the begging bowl, to be filled by those very same evil capitalists:
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to put new life into flagging U.N. talks Thursday by announcing the U.S. would join others in raising $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer nations cope with global warming.
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But no sooner have those billions been promised, than the anti-capitalists up the ask:
China and other developing countries say the target should be in the range of $350 billion.
How much is this carpet-baggers’ convention costing us, for heaven’s sake? Recall our prime minister now before our cash is all gone.
This article was posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 10:52 am