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Obama explains global warming, sort of

This ran on Jimmy Fallon’s show last night. And it certainly does not inspire confidence. Of course, it wasn’t meant to.

For those interested, the actual speech went like this:

http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TE9QzvP9W8&rel=0

Not a great improvement. Whatever happened to that inspiring orator we first heard back in … 2004, delivering that rousing keynote address at the Democratic National Convention:

Well, I say to them tonight, there is not a liberal America and a conservative America — there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and Latino America and Asian America — there’s the United States of America.

I don’t imagine any of us is that idealistic these days.

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