It was less than a week ago that President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.
That the president’s statement bore only passing resemblance to the truth, that the White House’s transcript of the president’s speech contained fewer facts than mentions of the word “applause” (15) — these are matters we will leave for another time.
Additionally, international reaction — from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s disappointment with the “United States federal government” to French President Emmanuel Macron trolling Trump with a message that read “Make our planet great again” — is best reviewed in another forum.
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) June 1, 2017
What bears examination, and praise, here is the immediate and broad opposition that transcends political ideology, geographic boundaries and income level.
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