Paul Ryan, the Perfect Anti-Gore

Vice-president hopeful Paul D. Ryan is the polar opposite to former VP Al Gore.  Instead of promoting fears, the candidate is a pretty solid skeptic when it comes to catastrophic anthropogenic global warming (CAGW).  Romney is obviously comfortable with that stance and is using Ryan to reposition himself on the issue of global warming and energy. If Romney-Ryan are elected, the global warming problems may suddenly disappear.  As a start, the new Congress will likely pass legislation that specifically instructs the EPA not to control any of the greenhouse gases that have a global distribution -- and, like CO2, are certainly not pollution in any normal, ordinary sense. In an otherwise critical NYT op-ed (Aug 13), Reagan's former WH budget chief David Stockman calls Ryan "the most articulate and intellectually imposing Republican of the moment."  (That was exactly my opinion of the David Srockman I knew some 30 years ago.)  It speaks well for Romney that he would...(Read Full Article)