In an act of senseless violence against innocent trees, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) printed out one of President-elect Donald Trump's tweets on a giant piece of poster board and hauled it to the well of the Senate, for some reason.
Senate posters of the kind used by Sanders are generally made with two giant pieces of high-grade paper sandwiched around a center of Foamcore, a nightmarish amalgam of petroleum byproducts created through processes that cause pollution, acid rain and probably involve genetically modified organisms.
At the time of the environmental disaster in question, the Senate was involved in a debate about the repeal of Obamacare. Among other things, Obamacare has provided matching funds for massive Medicaid expansions in a number of states. Accordingly, Sanders desired to make the point that Trump, during his campaign, promised not to cut Medicare or Medicaid.
The tweet, which was posted in May 2015 on Trump's verified account, is still clearly visible to anyone with access to the Internet, a group that surely includes all 99 other United States Senators.
I was the first & only potential GOP candidate to state there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid. Huckabee copied me.— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1431013120.0
For reasons unknown to anyone other than Sanders, rather than simply read this tweet aloud during the course of a debate that will change absolutely no one's vote in the United States Senate, he decided to contribute to the same destruction of the planet via global warming that he often warned about on the campaign trail by encouraging the wanton destruction of trees for pointless reasons.
An intrepid CSPAN2 camera caught the scandal on video, and it seems clear that Sanders is perfectly capable of reading Trump's words aloud without resorting to the creation of a roving superfund site on the Senate floor.
Sanders, who has a lifetime rating of 95 percent from the League of Conservation Voters — one of the highest lifetime ratings for any current member of Congress — offered no explanation for why he participated in the pillaging of our Earth's environment for such a frivolous, nonsensical reason. TheBlaze was also unable to obtain comment from a polar bear about the ongoing destruction of their habitat at Sanders' hands.