The Corner

The Least Credible Assurance Ever?

The same people who told us that Obamacare and the minimum wage have no downsides now say that fighting climate change is also cost-free. This is John Kerry in Jakarta:

Nor should we allow any room for those who think that the costs associated with doing the right thing outweigh the benefits. There are people who say, “Oh, it’s too expensive, we can’t do this.” No. No, folks.

I wrote about his speech in my Politico column today, “John Kerry’s Phony Climate War.”

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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