The GOP has famously opposed the facts behind climate change on nearly every possible front, citing little more than outdated, corporate-bought, dogmatic opinion to back its case against reality.
“Rick Santorum also said that global warming is politics, not science. And he said he’ll defend that position to the edge of the earth, ‘If I have to fall off’…” – Jay Leno
It has defended the most criminal offenders of environmental disasters, touted the worst efforts of “dirty” fossil-fuel-based energy initiatives , and consistently ridiculed environmental measures/legislation at every turn.
Perhaps Congress’ most infamous anti-environment persona is that of Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahama), who has notably compared the global environmental movement to the Third Reich and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to the Gestapo.
He also compared Al Gore’s Academy Award winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, to Hitler’s book, Mein Kampf.
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