|2011-06-12 06:38:22||On Climate Change, GOP Candidates Race to the Fringe -- The Atlantic|
Note the five arguments presented in this article.
The Atlantic magazine, june 10, 2011
In order to understand how talk radio encourages politicians to make needlessly polarizing statements, ponder the recent back and forth on climate change among two GOP primary candidates.
Set aside the merits of the issue - let's just talk politics. Which of these arguments is going to appeal to the biggest anti-carbon-tax, anti-cap-and-trade alliance? And which would prove least popular:
At least Rush Limbaugh is doing us a favor by making it more likely that Obama is re-elected.