06 Mar '12, 10pm

Does Romney secretly support ‘climate-change controls’?

Does Romney secretly support ‘climate-change controls’?

Julian Robertson is betting than Romney really cares about the climate. Cross-posted from ThinkProgress Green . Mitt Romney’s top individual donor is Environmental Defense Fund board member Julian H. Robertson Jr. , who has given $1.3 million to the Romney super PAC Restore Our Future even though Romney has viciously attacked the climate cap-and-trade policies EDF supports. A spokesperson for the hedge-fund billionaire said Robertson is confident Romney would “do the right thing ” if elected: In terms of the environment and climate-change controls, which [Robertson] does believe is one of the most important issues the country and the world faces, he has confidence that Romney, once he’s in there, will do the right thing. Robertson has been a long-time supporter of Romney, saying he’s “the smartest guy I’ve ever seen ” in 2007. Robertson vigorously supported Obama’s cap-and...

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