Now, if you are with that outrageous leftist paper The Chicago Tribune you might have answered that question like this:
"But the U.S. has been singled out at the meeting as the biggest obstacle to progress, not only because it has attempted to remove targets and deadlines for emissions cuts from any deal but also because it has blocked agreement on issues like the transfer of clean technology from richer to poorer countries."On the other hand if you are the brilliant White House Press spokesperson, you offer this spin:
"Obviously, those comments are not constructive to a conversation where everybody wants to get together for this meeting to talk about a framework for moving forward."Finally, if you are Richard Harris of NPR you say,
"Everyone wants a framework for an agreement to come out of this meeting and one that charts out all the key ingredients for a treaty but the US came in here saying they wanted as little detail in that framework as possible, and Europe wanted more detail."Whose press notes is Harris reading from anyway?