MURPHY: Biden’s Transportation Secretary Has A Climate Plan – To Be President

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg (pronounced “boot-a-judge”) is making a splash this week. He seems to be everywhere, giving media interviews and testifying before Congress.  

The Secretary’s timing is no happenstance (nothing is, in Washington). It comes amid increasing vexation among Democratic Party pooh-bahs and mouthpieces who are now saying the quiet part out loud: Joe Biden is too old, too feeble and too unpopular to even think of running for re-election for president in 2024.

Enter presidential wannabe, Pete Buttigieg, to evangelize on the that old-time Party religion, climate change.

The climate “crisis” is the Democratic Party’s dogma; the embrace of which is a minimum requirement of every elected official with a “D” by his-her-he-she-they-their name. Mr. Buttigieg stepped right up to the plate this week and hit it out of the park.

Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Secretary Pete made one of the most tin-eared, tone-deaf statements by a politician: “The more pain we are all experiencing from the high price of gas, the more benefit there is for those who can access [an] electric vehicle” (emphasis mine).

In other words, electric vehicles are a luxury item obtainable by upper income and the wealthy (“for

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