The Climate Change Cost of the Presidential Campaign

So, Leo Di Caprio plants trees for every first class or private jet flight he takes. To whom does that sound cheap? And again, its incredibly arrogant as he spits in the faces of all those that can’t afford to plant trees everywhere. What he (and all those other show-offs) really tells us that we should live the Spartan way as we cannot afford the green washing he does. He just forgets one thing in his conceited arrogance – that normal people are in pains to make ends meet. And the gargantuan cost of his pet projects which the masses have to bear squeezes life out of most people. We have Arnold Schwarzenegger who jets into Austria multiple times a year in order to educate us on how to live well. Stay where you are Arnold – we don’t need your arrogant lectures and hubris here. People are busy making ends meet while you meet with the rich and beautiful over Hors d’Oeuvres. I liked you once – no more.

Last month, Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign made a minor splash when it announced it would offset all carbon emissions caused by traveling. “[W]e know we need to address our emissions through action, not just rhetoric,” campaign manager Faiz Shakir said in a statement. 

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