Monday, December 12, 2011

Harper and Co. surprise no one by leaving Kyoto Protocol

One wonders what took them so long.

Canada is formally withdrawing from the Kyoto accord, Environment Minister Peter Kent said Monday.

Best bullshit:

The decision to do so will save the government an estimated $14 billion in penalties, Kent said. The Conservative government says it has no choice given the economic situation.

Translation: we finally have a reason that will please our knuckle dragging supporters. Money.

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