Urbin Report

Sunday, April 22, 2007

That is for the little people

That is how Mr. Reynolds correctly sums up the environmentalism of the liberal democrat rich

Still, she has no plans to reduce the family’s significant carbon footprint by, say, selling the Manhattan second home. "I’m not a perfect person," she said. "I’m not the greenest woman in America." And there was scant indication that other guests, most of whom, presumably, knew their way up the steps of a private jet, were contemplating major lifestyle cutbacks. Glancing about the room, Ms. Barnett said, “We aren’t all going to move to one-bedroom apartments." . . . She plans to practice conservation, to a point. Energy-saving light bulbs are fine — for the utility closet, perhaps. In other rooms, "they don’t give a very pretty light," she said.