Just a tad hypocritical.
From Obama’s address:
“… We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms. The path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. But America cannot resist this transition; we must lead it. We cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries – we must claim its promise. That is how we will maintain our economic vitality and our national treasure – our forests and waterways; our croplands and snowcapped peaks. That is how we will preserve our planet, commanded to our care by God. That’s what will lend meaning to the creed our fathers once declared…”
Oil giant Exxon Mobil plans to donate $250,000 to help foot the bill for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration today. [...]
In addition, Exxon Mobil Attorney Judith Batty has donated $10,750 to the Obama inaugural festivities.
So will Obama, who previously promised to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet, return the over quarter-million dollars in donations mega oil producer Exxon Mobil has contributed?