Greenwire erred in reporting that Lisa Jackson described Congressional Republicans as “jack-booted thugs.”
According to the Greenwire correction:
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s use of “jack-booted thugs” referred to how her agency’s critics characterized new employees that EPA would need to enforce greenhouse gas regulations without a “tailoring rule” to limit the number of regulated businesses. She was not referring to congressional Republicans.
The video of Jackson’s talk is below: