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  •  So he's not perfect like the rest of us. (0+ / 0-)

    So let's throw away everything he has done.

    New Republic: So are the left-wing blogs as bad as the Tea Party ones in this case? -------------------------Chuck Schumer: Left-wing blogs are the mirror image. They just have less credibility and less clout.

    by AlexDrew on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 01:09:55 PM PDT

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    •  given the importance of climate change (4+ / 0-)

      this is just a tad more than not being "perfect."

      The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack. -Robinson Jeffers

      by Laurence Lewis on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 03:40:01 PM PDT

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      •  Why not focus on Dems in Congress with an (0+ / 0-)

        actual vote to do something about it. Remember Cap & Trade. Silver and his new hack are on ESPN now, not the Times. Has Silver actually said he doubts climate change, or his just stoking more debate?

        New Republic: So are the left-wing blogs as bad as the Tea Party ones in this case? -------------------------Chuck Schumer: Left-wing blogs are the mirror image. They just have less credibility and less clout.

        by AlexDrew on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 05:09:33 PM PDT

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        •  i know this is hard (1+ / 0-)
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          but it's actually possible to to expose a potentially influential climate disinformation website (which is what 538 is, as long as it has pielke), while also focusing on the politicians. some of us are capable of walking and chewing gum at the same time. and there is no debate to stoke.

          The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack. -Robinson Jeffers

          by Laurence Lewis on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 08:22:15 PM PDT

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          •  Apparently your new enemy will not be writing (0+ / 0-)

            about climate change, so now you can focus on the pols.

            New Republic: So are the left-wing blogs as bad as the Tea Party ones in this case? -------------------------Chuck Schumer: Left-wing blogs are the mirror image. They just have less credibility and less clout.

            by AlexDrew on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 03:23:06 PM PDT

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