Polar bear spotted near President in Hawaii

Polar bear spotted near President in Hawaii

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Is a polar bear following President Obama around? Yes, but he says it is for a good reason.

The President is vacationing now in Hawaii and so is Bill Snap. He's an environmental lawyer and dresses up like a polar bear to try to get more attention on environmental issues. He followed President Obama to Hawaii to try to sway him against the building of the Keystone Pipeline.

He calls his character Frost Paw and says it is a magnet. People want to touch the fur and head. He calls it a great conversation starter on the issue of the pipeline.

Those supporting the Keystone Pipeline say it will help contribute to energy independence.

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