So this great historic deal is really nothing more than yet another trot out of verbal commitments, a last gasp for Mr. Obama, a placation to the always fierce warming constituency, and for the Chinese, a little chuckle or two at how easy it is to charm the eagerly gullible.You owe it to yourself to read the whole thing – and anything else you can find that Mr. Murphy has written. His speeches are just as good.
Monday, November 24, 2014
“His word is a ping-pong ball in flight.”
Rex Murphy describing the value of Obama's word, in his piece on the recent carbon dioxide reduction agreement between the U.S. and China. Here's his conclusion: