21 Feb '12, 9pm

Painful lessons to learn from #Heartland and #Gleick global warming docs nightmare...

I’ll confess this all blew right by me, probably because my wife and I were in the middle of an attempt (failed) to buy a new house. In review Bud’s comments and those of others, what strikes me most is the complete irrelevance of reporting on not just Heartland, but the many, many other front groups–the last time I counted there were more than 400–that have skillfully manipulated public opinion on a wide range of issues. There can be no doubt whatsoever that these groups are in the pay of the pay of Charles and David Koch and a bunch of foundations that were brought together into a cohesive unit by the late Bill Simon. I stopped attending meetings of the Society of Environmental Journalists many years ago when one of the speakers at a panel on vehicle fuel economy was from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, but the sources of CEI’s funding–oil and car companies–were no...

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