“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK... That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.” -Barry O.It looks like by "We", he actually meant "You little people".
At least when Jimmy Carter was telling us to tighten our collective belt, he had the common courtesy to put on a sweater and turn down his own thermostat.
I'll bet you that old house is expensive to heat, too. Of course, since you're paying for it with other people's money, who cares how much it costs, right?