Yes, 'Republican environmentalist' is an oxymoron.
Republican donor Andy Sabin had a great seat on the floor for Thursday’s GOP presidential debate and found himself increasingly impressed with the way Ted Cruz answered some questions. But overall, Sabin left frustrated with a lack of discussion of his pet topics: energy and climate change. “Zero. None. It’s a nonissue,” Sabin said. Of the candidates with strong enough poll numbers to make last week’s main-stage debate, only former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has acknowledged that humans play some role in the changing climate, although it’s hardly an endorsement of the scientific consensus. And with dwindling support that puts him around fifth place in the polls, nobody is counting on Bush’s stance to make much headway.Read the rest here.
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Rubio just said Putin poisons people with "plutonium." A man near me corrects him under his breath: "Polonium. Close enough."— Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg) January 23, 2016
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