ROY BLUNT the Majority Whip had a refreshing response to Al Gore’s Enviro-wacko love fest in NYC yesterday. Gore, as you may know, decided to pick the coldest day in 40 years to address the issue of ‘global warming’.

WASHINGTON—House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) today criticized former Vice President Al Gore’s politically-motivated speech on the environment sponsored by the liberal activist organization

“It is fitting that Gore chose one of the coldest days of the year to spread false information about the Bush Administration’s record on global warming.  Mother Nature didn’t agree with his message and neither do I.  Al, it’s cold outside.

“From the internet to the environment, Mr. Gore distorts the truth. Has he forgotten that his former boss, Bill Clinton, never sent Kyoto to the Hill for ratification because it wasn’t the right thing to do?

“The Kyoto Protocol is a flawed treaty that exempts 80 percent of the world, including major greenhouse gas emitters China and India, from compliance and forces unfair restrictions on the United States that will hinder our economy and hurt workers.

“As the president and Congress fight to grow the economy and create jobs, Al Gore and his environmental demagoguery will only cause miners to become unemployed and laborers to be laid off.

“The United States has spent $18 billion on climate research since 1990 – three times as much as any other country.  The president is committed to developing an effective, science-based approach to deal with global climate change including new technologies and market incentives to address this important world issue.

“Extreme environmentalism is bad for the millions of American workers trying to make ends meet and compete in a global economy.”

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