I've decided that when Bush finally comes to be buried--and we all will get to that point--the only thing to do is add some concrete blocks--big ones--and drop him to the bottom of one of Enron's deepest oil wells in Texas, since he loves oil and Enron and all energy companies better than even his fundie God. Got one sick puppy on our hands here....
===== Mark Morford's Notes & Errata =====
Friday, June 10, 2005
Global Warmin' Is Fer Idjuts
Exxon writes America's energy policy, BushCo chops up emissions reports. Is there any hope at all?
By Mark Morford
Like anyone is the slightest bit shocked.
Like anyone is the slightest bit appalled anymore by the breathtaking litany of utter BS oozing forth from the White House these days, this time about how one of BushCo's top oil-lovin' henchmen has been hacking away at countless scientific reports for over two years, editing them at will, all to downplay the effects of emissions on global warming.
His name is Philip Cooney, and he has zero scientific training whatsoever and was formerly the "climate-team leader" (read: top flying monkey) and a lobbyist at the American Petroleum Institute, the largest trade group representing the oil industry. He is now chief of staff for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the group that helps devise and set the nation's environmental agenda; Cooney's cuts and edits of scientific emissions and global warming reports often made it into final White House policy.
Isn't that just the cutest thing? Aren't you just, like, yawning with ennui at the bitter repetition of it all? At how savagely and biliously common these stories have become? ...
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