Jolly Green Obstructionism


Never mind that Republicans either misrepresent or blindly dismiss global warming issues and the green jobs that could help address them. Now they've resorted to name-calling. In speeches blasting the proposed Waxman-Markey clean energy bill, they likened green jobs to gangrene, paper mache' and the Jolly Green Giant. For a video of them doing their juvenile thing, go here


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