PolitiFact Puts Perry Claim Among Year’s Worst
Rick Perry has not won the Republican political nomination, but one of his climate claims has been nominated to be PolitiFact’s lie of the year. Gardner Selby of PolitiFact Texas and the Austin American-Statesman talks with KUT’s Nathan Bernier about the contest, in which PolitiFact in Washington is asking readers to vote on the national lie of the year.
The nominees announced last week include Perry’s claim at a New Hampshire stop that “almost weekly or even daily, scientists are coming forward and questioning the original idea that manmade global warming” is causing our climate to change. … There’s actually consensus among major scientific organizations about the role of humans in global warming. Skeptical scientists do not abound; they comprise a small minority.
You can add your vote in the contest as well.