Environment

The Tea Party and Global Warming

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorMay 5, 2011 6:47 PM

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They sure chew on more than biscuits at those Tea Parties. Charlie Petit goes into the belly of the beast and files an amusing report that definitely sounds as if Lyndon LaRouche-ies have reanimated into Tea Party-iers. After his Tea Party lead-in, Petit gets to the big story on the Arctic front. Of the news he has helpfully aggregated, Petit notes:

It got picked up widely, largely reported straight and without much attention to what climate contrarians might say about it. That is, very little false balance evident in popular media. The lead angle, most places, is the report's global implications for sea level.

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