Bury the Messenger; the White House Muzzles a Global Warming Skeptic
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
If you can't muzzle the whistleblower, try to marginalize him. That seems to be the strategy of the Obama administration, which is showing that its commitment to liberal ideology trumps its pledge to foster open government.
In June, the Competitive Enterprise Institute made waves by releasing internal e-mails from the Environmental Protection Agency. In those messages, a top administrator told a key researcher that the researcher's new report would not be released. Why? Because it does not help the legal or policy case for a controversial decision to treat global warming as a health hazard. In short, because researcher Alan Carlin's …
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Publication information: Article title: Bury the Messenger; the White House Muzzles a Global Warming Skeptic. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 25, 2009. Page number: A18. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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