That which is striking and beautiful is not always good; but that which is good is always beautiful.
- Ninon de L'Enclos, French Courtesan (1620-1705)
The Obama administration is sticking with a George W. Bush-era decision to deny polar bears endangered species status.
In a court filing Wednesday, the Fish and Wildlife Service defended the previous administration’s decision to give the polar bear the less-protective “threatened” species designation, a move that will frustrate environmentalists who hoped for stronger protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Truth is, no one imagines Barack Obama really hates polar bears, but back when Bush was president, there was no shortage people on the left earnest as chicken little and spouting off like this cop-slapping loon named “Zsa Zsa” at HuffPo:
“Why do Republicans hate polar bears? What have polar bears ever done to them?
George W. Bush – Enemy of the Planet Earth”