Now that an unusually cold spring is giving way to warmer weather and Earth Day is behind us, it’s a good time to revisit the campaign to turn us all into progressive environmentalists.
“More than four decades after the first Earth Day,” declared President Obama in an address this week, “millions of Americans have answered the call to protect the environment.
FIRST-PERSON: Furthering the Gospel via Earth Day
Every religion needs a creed. A set of beliefs that its followers can adhere to. A flag they can rally around in good times and bad.
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Like many liberal causes that have gone mainstream, powered by a partisan media, Earth Day had some very radical beginnings.
“In 1970, a Senator from Wisconsin named Gaylord Nelson raised his voice and called on every American to take action on behalf of the environment,” read President Obama’s Earth Day proclamation two years ago. “In the four decades since, millions of Americans have heeded that call and joined together to protect the planet we share.”