As President Obama makes his biggest sustained public push yet on fighting climate change, he and top aides seem to be realizing that they need their own theatrics.
Six months ago, a leading Republican skeptic brought a snowball onto the Senate floor. On Tuesday, Obama saw that snowball, and raised the senator a melting glacier.
“How's this?” Obama called out to reporters after arriving at the Exit Glacier, a helicopter ride south of Anchorage over the Chugach Mountains. “Beats being in the office.”
After delivering a stern warning about the impact of climate change the night before, Obama ditched the convention hall lecture for a hike on a...