The Internet threatens their power and perks. That’s far more important than problems that merely threaten the world’s wellbeing.
– Instapundit comments on a piece called As world burns, G8 leaders fiddle … with the Internet. Seriously?
Indeed. Ignore the messages. Silence the messenger.
Besides which, it’s asking a lot to expect the people who caused the problems, and whose first attempts to solve the problems multiplied the problems, to solve the problems.