The storms have cut power to tens of thousands of homes, glazed roads and been blamed for at least five deaths.
Thus, of course, further emphasizing the desperate need for drastic measures to combat global warming, such as spending millions of the creation of the position of a global warming “czar”, with the requisite increase in bureaucracy by creating a new “federal department” to develop a national global warming strategy.
So, do you spend money to create a panel of “experts” to study a nebulous, ill-defined bugaboo called global warming…?
Or…do you instead “spend” that money in the form of reduced taxes on heating oil to provide real help to real people freezing their collective arses off?
I guess it depend on how “progressive” you are.