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Texas Governor Rick Perry Sues EPA Over Greenhouse Gas Regulations

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It’s official: Governor Rick Perry is on Mother Nature’s list!

The Texas governor recently announced plans to sue the Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the state over it’s decision to regulate greenhouse gases as a pollutant. I mean, really? REALLY?!!

During a press conference, Perry stated that regulating such gases would be an act of “federal overreach,” and accused the Obama administration of  “using sweeping mandates and draconian punishments to force a square peg of their vision into the round whole of reality.”

2 points for using the word “draconian.” -4 points for this ridiculous lawsuit.

Talking Point Memo suggests Perry’s motives may be political, stating:

“Perry is currently locked in a heated GOP primary battle for re-election. He enjoys a healthy lead over Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), but the race has lately been shaken up by Debra Medina, a far-right darling of the Tea Party movement, who has taken off in recent polls.”

What do you think about Perry’s decision to sue the EPA? Is he a good witch or a bad witch? Chime in and share your thoughts!

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