Until last week, Carol M. Browner, President-elect Barack Obama's pick as global warming czar, was listed as one of 14 leaders of a socialist group's Commission for a Sustainable World Society, which calls for "global governance" and says rich countries must shrink their economies to address climate change.Don't say we weren't warned.
By Thursday, Mrs. Browner's name and biography had been removed from Socialist International's Web page, though a photo of her speaking June 30 to the group's congress in Greece was still available.
The Global Warming Commissar
During the campaign, The Obama took some well-deserved heat for having economic policies that reeked of the failed economic model of socialism. The Obamarama water-carriers in the media did everything they could to ensure the campaign wasn't derailed, and they were, of course, successful. That's why news that Obama's new Global Warming Czar was a member of a socialist umbrella organization will be met with yawns. Washington Times has some of the details (h/t GP):