8 Dumb Things George Bush Has Said About the Environment

Well, it’s just about time to say goodbye to George W. Bush, but before we do, we just have to look back at some of his more memorable quotes about the environment.

Austin, Texas, Dec. 20, 2000: “Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.” (Source: Treehugger)

Washington, D.C. March 13, 2001: “There are some monuments where the land is so widespread, they just encompass as much as possible. And the integral part of the–the precious part, so to speak–I guess all land is precious, but the part that the people uniformly would not want to spoil, will not be despoiled. But there are parts of the monument lands where we can explore without affecting the overall environment.” (Source: Slate)

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    Todd said,

    Very funny!
    On some of them, I am like (huhhh?). He is definately not an environmentalist and can’t even pretend to be.

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