05 Jan '12, 6pm

If they win, Republicans plan to permanently cripple EPA:

If they win, Republicans plan to permanently cripple EPA:

On stage at the Republican primary debate in Rochester, Michigan, on November 9th, Rick Perry's thick brows bunched together amid beads of sweat as he struggled to remember the final federal agency he planned to eliminate. "What's the third one there? Let's see. Commerce, Education, and the, uh, ummm ..." Mitt Romney, to Perry's right, offered, "EPA?" No one blinked. After all, Perry had called the Environmental Protection Agency a "cemetery for jobs." Michele Bachmann proposed renaming it "the job-killing organization of America" and promised that if she's elected it will "have doors locked and lights turned off." Newt Gingrich would replace it with an ill-defined "Environmental Solutions Agency." Herman Cain would have eliminated the EPA and "start[ed] all over." Romney, being Romney, says that he supports it in "much of its mission, yes; but in some of its mission, no."...

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