21 Feb '12, 7pm

Rick Santorum rewrites the history of clean air in America

Here is a video of Rick Santorum lying about the history of clean air in America and specifically Pittsburgh. The entire clip is full of howlers, including an applause line in which Santorum, who denies the science of climate change , says that environmentalism is “anti-science.” But here’s the one that grabbed me: [Someone came to Pittsburgh] during the heyday of the steel industry when we didn’t have any environmental regulations in Allegheny County. And someone looked at it and saw — it was night all the time in Pittsburgh, and it was black. And they said to Pittsburgh, “Abandon it.” And what did we do? Well, we here locally, not the federal government, not the state government, came forward and said, “Well we’ve got to do something about this.” And eventually the community gathered together and passed clean air regulations, and was able to begin to change things. There...

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