Hypocrisy, thy name is John Kerry

Fleeing his failed diplomatic Middle East efforts, noted nonscientist Secretary of State John Kerry flitted off to Indonesia where he exuded hot air bloviating about (hu)man caused climate change as a weapon of mass destruction as noted here earlier. However, by Kerry's reasoning, the ongoing slaughter in Syria is nothing compared to Kerry's own contribution to manmade climate change/worse than any weapon of mass destruction, blah, blah, blah. How so? John Kerry is not a flappy bird moving from place to place under his own power. So how does he get around? Why, by planes. Big ones. As Jim Geraghty of National Review Online helpfully pointed out, Kerry's whirlwind travels from continent to continent to continent plus intracontinental short hops accelerate the very climate change he decries. In case you're wondering, flying first class from Washington to Seoul to Beijing to Jakarta to Abu Dhabi and then back to Washington runs up roughly 12.16 metric tons of carbon dioxide,...(Read Full Article)