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Senator Claims McCain Has Done More On Global Warming Than Gore

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Let loose the dogs of absurdity! Fire up the flames of incompetence! Ladies and Gentlemen, we have someone other than Senator James Inhofe racking up the points in “Wild ‘n Wacky Quotes From U.S. Politicians”! Drum roll please…

“He’s not going to run away from President Bush but at the end of the day, John McCain has earned a reputation, and has the scars to show it, of doing things that put the country ahead of party,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said, noting McCain has differed with the party on immigration, his desire to close Guantanamo Bay, and enacting robust climate change policies.

Climate change is the road less traveled but he’s traveled it even more than Al Gore,” Graham said. “Al Gore has talked about it and deserves great recognition but he was around here a long time and never introduced a bill.”

My God! The Nobel Foundation got it all wrong! It’s actually John McCain that has done more than anyone else to draw attention to Global Warming! Of course!

As ThinkProgress points out “Gore held the first congressional hearings on climate change in the late 1970s, well before McCain was even elected to Congress.” Not to mention his work on the Kyoto Protocol, his thousands of talks on the subject, his $300 million dollar ad campaign, successful movie, books, and millions of other hours spent fighting to help educate and push the science of climate change into the collective of important social issues.

Gore hasn’t just walked the road. The man has practically built it.

But maybe we shouldn’t be so hard on Senator Lindsey. Maybe he does have a point about McCain’s environmental record.

“While Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has touted his support for the environment throughout his presidential campaign, the League of Conservation Voters gave him a zero rating Thursday on its 2007 congressional scorecard — making him the lowest-ranking lawmaker among all 535 members of Congress. Carl Pope, executive director of the advocacy group Sierra Club, said in a statement that the senator scored lower than some lawmakers who had died in the middle of the term.”

Or not.

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