07 Sep '11, 2pm

Even Tea Partiers don’t think environmental protection kills jobs:

Yale University and George Mason University took a deep dive into the relationships between political identity and views on climate change. In other words, they tried to figure out what the hell is going on in the minds of Tea Partiers. Godspeed, brave souls. Here's what sets Tea Partiers off from the rest of us: They do not believe global warming is happening. Duh. Only 34 percent of Tea Partiers believe in global warming, vs. 53 percent of Republicans. 53 percent of Tea Partiers aren't even wavering: they know global warming's not happening. Those snowstorms last winter made them wonder if global warming was real at all. They seriously believe there's disagreement about the science behind this stuff. They're so damn sure of themselves! According to the study, they're "much more likely to say that they are 'very well informed' about global warming" and that "they 'do not ...

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