Posts Tagged ‘2012 Presidential campaign’

Waterboarding and Climate Change

Those two terms don’t have much in common unless you’re a 2012 Republican Presidential candidate running away from your prior positions on torture and the environment. I’m referring to former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, or T-Paw as he’s known in his home state. Via Andrew Sullivan (who is all over Dick Cheney for claiming torture…Continue Reading…

Will Climate Change be a 2012 Campaign Issue?

In the New York Times magazine, Judith Warner assesses the collective GOP stance on global warming and speculates: Whoever emerges as the Republican presidential candidate in 2012 will very likely have to embrace climate-change denial. I think she’s right, which means an issue that normally doesn’t factor into national elections may well have a high…Continue Reading…