Tracy Stone-Manning testifies on Capitol Hill, June 8, 2021. (Senate Energy Dems/YouTube) Biden’s BLM nominee once advocated the ecoterrorism and population-control methods too many modern environmentalists prefer over genuine stewardship.
A few days ago, in North Arlington, one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the D.C. suburbs out in northern Virginia, people awoke to an unexpected scene of destruction. The tires of several SUVs had been slashed, and in the window of each affected vehicle was plastered an identical note. The manifesto read, in part:
We have deflated one or several tyres [sic] of your SUV. Don’t take it personally. […]
Scientists are entirely sure that we are very close to pushing climate change over a threshold, into a phase where it will be totally out of control and cause irreversible damage. […]
This does not have to happen if we impose a radical cut on carbon emissions. Now. Not tomorrow. That’s why we have disarmed your SUV by deflating the tires. Since you live in a city with a functioning and accessible public transportation system you will have no problem going where you want without your SUV.
—Climate Liberation Front
@FrontClimate on Twitter
The Twitter account that the wannabe ecoterrorist group created has as its tagline: “We must rise up to fight the impending climate disaster that capitalism has brought upon us.” So far, the account has just a single tweet, which warns, “This is only the beginning.” The tweet was sent by an iPhone.
The irony of iPhone-wielding anti-capitalists LARPing a green revolution is palpable, but their actions are representative of a broader trend. Many environmentalists have abandoned promoting meaningful environmental stewardship in favor of a willingness to destroy property, to punish “climate sinners,” and to control the lives of others, rather than promoting meaningful environmental stewardship. But the only real effect of the Climate Liberation Front will be the slight increase in CO2 emissions of buying replacement tires.
Legally, any “acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of
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