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President Obama to make Earth Day speech in the Everglades


Perhaps President Barack Obama’s trip to the Everglades on Earth Day this week to talk about climate change is his way of flipping the bird to Gov. Rick Scott for all of the jackassery he’s engaged in recently. Obama will be in the Everglades April 22 to talk about how climate change and rising sea levels threaten the U.S. economy. He’ll likely not be joined by the governor, who is known for avoiding dealing with climate change at all costs – to the point that he doesn’t even want the terms “climate change” or “sustainability” to be used in official state Department of Environmental Protection communications or memos. So what better state than Florida for Obama to hold a national address on the subject?


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