31 Aug '12, 8pm

Reactions to Mitt Romney Joke About Climate Change

Ken Ward Jr. at CoalTattoo notes how this differs from what Romney did as Governor of Massachusetts: "Of course, one of the more interesting things about what Governor Romney said last night is how starkly it contrasts with what he did when he was governor in Massachusetts. As the L.A. Times explained not long ago:During his first 18 months as governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney spent considerable time hammering out a sweeping climate change plan to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. As staff briefed him on possible measures and environmentalists pressed him to act, Romney frequently repeated a central thought, people at those meetings said: That climate change is occurring, that the United States has the resources to handle its vast impact but that low-lying poor countries like Bangladesh would suffer greatly. “It was like a mantra with him,” said a person wh...

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