Apparently banning "inefficient lightbulbs" isn't good enough for the Ontario Liberals. In partnership with billionaire Richard Branson, the government is spending $500,000 of taxpayers dollars on a campaign to encourage young people to "Flick Off." The ad campaign has left many people "flicked off."
The campaign against climate change – launched Wednesday by Environment Minister Laurel Broten and billionaire Richard Branson – encourages youth to "FLICK OFF."It's worse than embarrassing. It's a flicking waste of our money. Unfortunately, Kormos is more upset with the choice of slogan than the message of the campaign, which is faithfully parroted by the media each and everyday. According to the official website devoted to the scam,
We only have ten years to dramatically reduce our emissions or we're screwed.Turn off those lights so there will be more energy for the government to produce shirts and stickers to promote awareness of the changing seasons.
cp: Dust my Broom
UPDATE: In comments at Dust my Broom, Fergy points to a Western Standard post that includes this picture of Ontario's Environment Minister:
UPDATE THE SECOND from Mike: I know I've seen that lovely, inviting face before... oh yeah! My CD rack!