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Sun Nov 4, 2012, 03:09 PM

19. Hear, hear. Glad to see this point arising from Sandy's floodwaters.


Watching Cuomo tiptoe through the ridiculous minefield trying to talk about it without actually saying "climate change is real" was a fascinating study in just how crippled our ability to discuss even scientific fact has become in the age of fact-proof political rhetoric.

A lot of other facts aren't really political issues either. We all know tax cuts don't pay for themselves or spur economic growth. But the Rachel Maddow Show just reported that the Congressional Research Service just withdrew a report on that very fact under Republican protest. She went through a litany of non-partisan fact reporting that's been quashed by Republicans because of the inconvenient truths therein.

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