James Inhofe

Good riddance to Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the most obnoxious climate change denier in Congress

Good riddance to Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the most obnoxious climate change denier in Congress

To our knowledge, Rep. Lamar Smith never brought a snowball onto the House floor like Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), to “prove” that climate change was a hoax.

But once you’ve said that, you’ve said everything. In all other particulars, Smith has been the preeminent climate change denier in Congress. That’s a problem, because he also has been serving as chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, the last place where...

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