California Governor Jerry Brown does a fantastic job of telling everyone else how they should think, feel, and act.
But, he does a terrible job when it comes to prioritizing the task at hand.
As governor of the largest state in the union, Brown has more than enough things on his plate.
Unfortunately for California’s residents, he’s more concerned with making a spectacle of himself while pretending he’s some kind of world leader.
In Brown’s world of make believe, he prioritizes initiatives that have absolutely nothing to do with insuring his state runs efficiently, and he spends an ungodly amount of time on the road pretending as if he’s somehow more powerful than he really is.
Breitbart shares the details.
California Governor Jerry Brown went Biblical on Sunday evening, telling CBS News’ 60 Minutes that President Donald Trump does not fear God because he does not believe in climate change.
“I don’t think President Trump has a fear of the Lord, the fear of the wrath of God, which leads one to more humility. And this is such a reckless disregard for the truth and for the existential consequences that can be unleashed,” Brown told CBS’ Bill Whitaker.
I see. If someone doesn’t agree with Brown, it’s perfectly fine to question their religious faith.
Makes perfect sense.
At least in Brown’s delusional world, that is.
Brown was interviewed about California’s efforts to fight climate change by reducing fossil fuel emissions, forcing businesses to buy carbon permits, and raising taxes on fuel.
Despite the fact that lower emissions in California have a negligible effect on global climate, Brown has boasted about his state’s environmental record on trips across the world — trips that happen to burn tons of carbon.
Last year alone, California’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5 percent. However, Calmatters.org noted, the main reason was higher rainfall driving hydroelectric power plants.
Brown told 60 Minutes, “California is showing that dealing with climate is good for the economy, not bad.” But he has acknowledged in the past that California’s regulations are onerous. Never mind, though: “Smart people figure out how to make it,” he said in 2014. Everyone else leaves, to pollute the same planet from more hospitable states.
If California is demonstrating that its efforts are so good for the economy, then why in the world would the state be struggling in such public fashion?
By extension, why would the reaction to Trump’s threats to cut federal funding to the state in response to its irresponsible sanctuary policies be met with abject terror by the state’s liberal leaders?
If the state has all of its ducks in a row, then federal funding shouldn’t be that big of a deal, right?
Reality says that it is, as the state’s economy would fold up like a tent with the infusion of federal funds.
It would be lovely to see some reality creep into Brown’s world at some point in time, but it’s quite clear that ship left port a long time ago without a clear manifest.
It’s time we drain that swamp.