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Profiles in Republican Courage #2: Sherwood Boehlert

Friday, November 19th, 2010

From his op-ed piece in today’s WaPo, here’s former New York Republican congressman Sherwood Boehlert: Science the GOP can’t wish away.

What is happening to the party of Ronald Reagan? He embraced scientific understanding of the environment and pollution and was proud of his role in helping to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. That was smart policy and smart politics. Most important, unlike many who profess to be his followers, Reagan didn’t deny the existence of global environmental problems but instead found ways to address them.

Profiles in Republican Courage #1: Bob Inglis’ Swan Song

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Lame duck congressman Bob Inglis (R-SC) speaks on the record about climate change: