Our oh-so-cautious president is on the case at long last.
All the amplifiers chime in. Here's Charles Blow writing on the peculiar shape of religiosity in this country:
And here's Paul Krugman employing his acerbic intelligence on global warming denialists:
When a President uses his elevated perch to lead, others -- often proponents of far more disruptive stances -- can take more of the field. Is noting this Green Lanternism?
Will the Prez kill the Keystone XL pipeline and upset the rogue petro-state across our northern border as well as the coal barons? Has our species dawdled so long that avoiding the most drastic consequences of a couple of centuries of unbridled capitalism has become impossible? Our descendants will find out.