I suppose it’s no big surprise that the U.S. is deliberately gumming up the works in Montreal — having paid no penalty (at least domestically) for its intransigence on climate change, the Bush administration is getting more and more flagrant about thumbing its nose at the international community on this subject.

But in reading all the many stories about it, for some reason this little bit from Reuters is the only thing that really got me down:

“It would be nice if the U.S. would step up and start to take some action,” said Ben Matchstick, a U.S. organizer dressed as a bird.

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