31 Aug '12, 5pm

In Romney's Tone-Deaf Climate Comment, Hints of a Coming War on Science

Mitt Romney gave a serviceable, lie-filled speech last night. It was perhaps most notable for not being the speech that Clint Eastwood delivered to an empty chair , and for not being quite as lie-filled as Ryan's speech the night before. But the third most notable thing about it was its intense focus on American exceptionalism and then probably this line: "President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet. MY promise (audience laughter) is to help you and your family." The line was a hit in the convention hall, but many were outraged that Romney was making light of climate change. The bellwether Think Progress headline reads Romney Mocks Obama’s Pledge To Address Global Warming — As GOP Delegates Laugh At The Whole Notion . But it's important to keep in mind that the chief target here isn't climate change and how it's a foolish thing to t...

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