Disowning Cap-And-Trade

GlobalWarmingGallup

Frum wishes Tim Pawlenty hadn't pushed dealing with climate change entirely off the table:

[W]hoever is president after 2013 will inherit both an improving economy – and also an accelerating climate-change problem. Why put yourself on record now in ways that will inhibit responding to environmental challenges in the future?

The above graph shows that public concern on climate change peaked around 2000. Kevin Drum thinks this explains the GOP's climate change reversal.

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

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