The EPA’s an­nounce­ment marks a ma­jor po­lit­i­cal wa­ter­shed: the rise of a so­cial­ist rul­ing class that is un­ac­count­able to the vot­ers.

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world rather than the next. They demon­strate the ir­ra­tional­ism and im­per­vi­ous­ness to facts and em­pir­i­cal ev­i­dence akin to a cult.

The ob­jec­tive sci­ence shows that, in­stead of heat­ing up, global tem­per­a­tures have been cool­ing over the past decade. Man-made global warm­ing is the most de­struc­tive myth of our time — a mas­sive fraud built upon junk sci­ence. This is the real mean­ing of Cli­mate­gate, the great­est scan­dal in mod­ern sci­ence. The hacked emails of lead­ing cli­mate sci­en­tists at East Anglia Uni­ver­sity — the re­search nerve cen­ter for it is a con­ve­nient lie — one that must be prop­a­gated at all costs to main­tain the faith in Gaea, the an­cient pa­gan god­dess of the Earth. Re­cently, Mr. Gore was asked if the rev­e­la­tions of Cli­mate­gate gave him pause about his drive for a global ca­pand-trade sys­tem.

“To para­phrase Shake­speare, it’s sound and fury, sig­ni­fy­ing noth­ing,” Mr. Gore said. “I haven’t read all the e-mails, but the most re­cent one is more than 10 years old. Th­ese pri­vate ex­changes be­tween th­ese sci­en­tists do not in any way cause any ques­tion about the sci­en­tific con­sen­sus.” New York and San Fran­cisco un­der wa­ter, crip­pling droughts, mass star­va­tion, hun­dreds of mil­lions of “cli­mate-change refugees” — th­ese are the sup­posed dis­as­trous con­se­quences of unadul­ter­ated cap­i­tal­ism.

Hence, Mr. Gore and Mr. Obama are de­ter­mined to save hu­man­ity — from it­self if nec­es­sary. They are will­ing to cir­cum­vent democ­racy, too. With cap-and-trade stalled in the U.S. Se­nate, moderate Democrats in­creas­ingly wary of its high costs and pub­lic opin­ion skep­ti­cal of man-made global warm­ing, the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion is re­sort­ing to a reg­u­la­tory

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