Month 10, Day 24: Go Git’m, Tiger!

Couldn’t find a piece in a newspaper that spoke to me, so I wrote this little pre-election missive to POTUS instead. “Playing for the Planet,” by the way, was exactly a year ago.

Dear President Obama — I’m putting as much as I possibly can into this election. As the father of a little girl who’ll be six this January, I want to be sure my daughter inherits an Earth that will support and provide for humans — an Earth that has not been rendered uninhabitable by catastrophic global climate change.

George W. Bush didn’t just fail to act on climate change; he acted decisively to make it worse. Not only were his administration’s environmental policies consistently pro-pollution (although framed in distracting Orwellian doublespeak), but his suppression of scientists working on the problem contributed to the terrifying bloom of climate ignorance that has left a huge proportion of Americans unable to identify or discuss the issue.

And thus it is left to you. At the moment it must seem a thankless task, but this is one where failure cannot be an option. Regardless of the outcome of this election, we must accomplish policy action on climate change — action of a scale appropriate to the potential disaster.

It is not just the future of our republic that is endangered by the terrible miscarriage of jurisprudence that is the Citizens United ruling. It is the future of our human species, for if oil billionaires like the Koch brothers are able to buy our democracy, then we have no hope of moving towards an energy economy free of fossil fuels. They must be stopped.

If you can accomplish this it will be the single greatest achievement of your presidency, and future generations may owe their existence to your readiness to engage the foe. As I wrote above, it may seem a thankless task in today’s political environment — but the gratitude of the Earth’s people will be yours if you succeed.

That’s why I’m volunteering and donating and phonebanking this month. We’ve got a world to save. We’re counting on you — and you can count on us.

Yours Sincerely,

Warren Senders

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