In an appearance on his newly launched campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) argued that the United States could tackle climate change because of its standing as the “indispensable nation.”
O’Rourke invoked the landing on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day during World War II to bolster his argument.
“Now, the current president says he doesn’t believe in climate change.
“How can we, who used to be the indispensable nation, be the only country that has removed itself from any obligation to work with anyone on perhaps the most pressing problem.
That’s why they call us the indispensable nation.