Obviously, this annoys the Alarmists, in particularly Grist’s resident GINK (green inclinations, no kids…if only all alarmists were ginks, we’d be done with them and their stupid movement), who whines over at the UK Guardian
The climate sceptics can finally get excited about the 2012 election: Rick Perry, their candidate of choice, is about to officially throw his hat in the ring.
Perry calls global warming “all one contrived phony mess that is falling apart under its own weight.” Unlike many of the other GOP presidential candidates, he hasn’t expressed concern about climate change in the past, so he won’t have to do any back-pedaling. Notorious climate denier Marc Morano is a big fan: “Based on climate views alone, anyone who is holding their nose voting for Mitt Romney because there’s no other viable candidate will now rejoice to have an option with Rick Perry.”
Like so many running, Perry has some issues, at least from my point of view: while he’s a pretty darned good fiscal conservative, he’s also a big social conservative. Michele Bachmann is the same, but, doesn’t push her own social conservatism on others. But, Perry would make a better president than Romney (who’s still damned better than Obama). And that Perry has pretty much always taken the stance that anthropogenic global warming is a load of mule fritters is a definite plus for him.
And, yeah, obviously, Perry announced today
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