Bizzaro World: Science Committee Pushing Exxon Agenda

The operative memes are “first amendment”, and “free speech” – the perverse application of which we saw when Tobacco industry executives defended their right to lie under oath to Congress – an interpretation that the energy industry defended at the time. – perhaps anticipating a time like this.
In this fun-house version of the constitution, telling people the poison you’re selling them is perfectly safe – is “free speech” – and lying to legal authorities about it is “protected”.

<Of course, Australia had ex-Attorney General Brandis proclaim bigotry as Ok but USA is surely the leader on legalised porkies>

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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