"Today's announcement is unfortunately all too typical of what we have seen so far from President Obama promises of change, a year of 'deliberation,' and ultimately, adoption of flawed and outdated Bush policies. Short of sending Sarah Palin back to Alaska to personally club polar bear cubs to death, the Obama administration could not have come up with a more efficient extinction plan for the polar bear," - Brendan Cummings, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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