Denying climate

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Oct 25 14:29:26 UTC 2013

On Oct 25, 2013, at 8:11 AM, Charles C Doyle wrote:

> The _Daily Kos_ refers to Congressman Pete Sessions as a "racist climate denier."  My first thought was that Republicans are now maintaining that climate itself is a liberal fiction.  Or that they wish to deny climate, along with food, to the needy.
> But the phrase "climate denier" gets a substantial 73,400 raw Google hits--plus a significant number in Google Books and Google News.
Equal time; there were those references in the late 60's and early 70's to "anti-Vietnam activists" or "the anti-Vietnam movement/rally/march".  The occasional response was "We're not anti-Vietnam--we're PRO-Vietnam.  That's why we're against the war."


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