More mind games from the MSM.
The Associated Press reports,
Four years after the GOP’s rallying cry became “drill, baby, drill,” environmental issues have barely registered a blip in this Republican presidential primary.
That’s likely to change as the race turns to Florida.
The candidates’ positions on environmental regulation, global warming as well as clean air and water are all but certain to get attention ahead of the Jan. 31 primary in a state where the twin issues of offshore oil drilling and Everglades restoration are considered mandatory topics for discussion.
“It’s almost like eating fried cheese in Iowa,” said Jerry Karnas of the Everglades Foundation. Drilling has long been banned off Florida’s coasts because of fears that a spill would foul its beaches, wrecking the tourism industry, while the federal and state governments are spending billions to clean the Everglades…
Contrary to the AP assertion, the environment has already played a major role in the GOP contest — witness the continued spanking of Newt Gingrich for the Nancy Pelosi commercial, Romney’s change of position on climate and the exit of climate alarmist Jon Hunstman to name just a few impacts.
The MSM is trying to scare the candidates — mostly through the candidates’ eco-ignorant advisers and pollsters.