In a rousing speech Thursday that included a Steve Martin impression and more than a couple colorful analogies, former Vice President Al Gore insisted that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is an “atrocity” that must be rejected.
Speaking to a summit in Washington D.C. by the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, Gore suggested that the decision on whether to permit the cross-border pipeline tests President Barack Obama’s climate change legacy.
“I hope, as he gets down to the lick-log and the decision on this XL pipeline, that he really understands very clearly what is at stake here,” Gore said. “This should be vetoed. It is an atrocity — a threat to our future.”Read the entire story by clicking here.
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