Sunday Funnies: Climate Denial Rewards McConnell
McConnell received more contributions from the oil and gas industry than any other member of Congress between 2007 and 2012… Six out of seven McConnell chiefs of staffs became lobbyists after leaving his office. — From “‘More Money Than I Could Count’: Mitch McConnell’s Very Special Relationship With Lobbyists,” by Andy Kroll and Katie Rose Quandt, October 17, 2014 in Mother Jones.
McConnell has told his donors that he will work hard… moving forward with the Keystone XL pipeline and stopping the EPA from doing anything to confront climate change.
— From “Mitch McConnell Says His Top Priority Is To ‘Get the EPA Reined In,’” by Ari Phillips, November 7, 2014 in Climate Progress.
Climate denial makes so much sense, after all. As Colbert put it in a tweet:
NC passed law against global warming science, therefore it’s not happening. So I’m ignoring Twitter’s 140-character limit, so it’s not happ
Thanks to Ray Wallace for the “funnies” and links.
Thanks to Protecting Our Waters organizer Steve Bremner for the Colbert tweet.