16 Jun '11, 12am

if you think this is a bad idea! "Abolish the EPA," says @MicheleBachmann

Okay, so you might have seen this floating around already, but in case you didn't, it's worth getting a sense for how the GOP candidates feel about the EPA. Above, Michele Bachmann, presumed presidential candidate and Minnesota Rep, outlines her plan to dismantle the nefarious clean air and water-protecting Environmental Protection Agency. And everyone else nods along emphatically ... Conservatives hate on the EPA because it slaps their corporate donors with rules and fines -- those fines, of course, result from those corporations endangering the American public with pollution emissions and discharging toxic chemical into drinking water and stuff like that. Thankfully, the majority of Americans understand that the EPA provides a service no corporation can (or will), and that due largely to its "job-killing" regulations, our cities and waterways are immensely cleaner than t...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/michele-bachmann-...

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