Environment

Dead Enders

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorFeb 14, 2009 1:39 PM

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Being in the Republican minority has it's perks, especially if you're Marc Morano, the communications director for Republican Senator and climate skeptic dead-ender James Inhofe. You get to spend oodles of time debating the merits of climate science with journalists on blogs, as Morano did most of yesterday over here. What impresses me most is not Morano's rhetoric, but how he was able summon his evidence at will, as many of his comments were issued robo-call style, often within one minute of each other. By 6pm, my colleague Tom Yulsman, who runs CEJournal, where the debate took place, was so exhausted that he thew up the white flag and closed the comments section.

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