GOP Assault on Truth: Why Do Conservatives Pretend They Know More About Science Than Scientists?
Here's how it gets started:
Really. Do go read the rest of it. It's an eye-opener.
Earlier this year, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced legislation “repealing the...[EPA’s] scientific finding that carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases are endangering human health and the environment.” That’s right, politicians voted to repeal a scientific finding. It failed in the Senate. But if Republicans were to take control of the White House and Senate, the bill would undoubtedly become law.