Letter | Help Obama save the planet

June 4, 2014 

Congratulations to President Obama! He is the first world leader to address the biggest challenge of our times. Those who call climate change debatable are living in a (probably carcinogenic) bubble. Those who consider Obama weak are not paying attention to his astounding strengths.

Strength is not measured by the number of military events in which we engage. It is in the courage to seek negotiated peaceful means to mitigate conflict. It is in the courage to stand up to powerful, dirty energy magnates who would have the planet die later to reap profits in the now.

Let me encourage all Americans to stand by Obama’s significant attempt to save our planet. Please support him, and don’t let the opposition ruin his initiative. Please, help other industrial nations follow his lead. Again, it is the most important issue of our time.

Marilyn Goldfarb

Boalsburg

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