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Democrat global warming blame-ologists demand Capitol Hill hearing

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By Michelle Malkin  •  July 13, 2012 01:00 PM


High Park Fire, image via InciWeb

What did I tell ya? The embers of the High Park and Waldo Canyon fires have barely died down, but the enviro-nitwit Democrats on Capitol Hill are already pushing for a House hearing into wildfires and “climate change.”

Via The Hill, which gets the headline right: “Dems use wildfires to call for hearings on climate change.”

Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), a top House Democrat, is urging the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Republican majority to hold a hearing that explores links between climate change and extreme weather.

The request, spelled out in a letter Friday, is a sign that Democrats and environmentalists hope to translate the recent record-setting heatwaves into political momentum for efforts to battle global warming.

It asks Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) to convene a hearing “on the recent wildfires and extreme weather events the United States has experienced and the role global climate change played in these events.”

Waxman, the committee’s top Democrat, notes that Republicans have declined repeated requests over the past year to hold hearings on climate science.

How about a hearing on how Obama bureaucrats canceled crucial aerial tanker contracts, which I spotlighted on June 20?

How about a hearing on how Clinton-era roadless regulations have increased wildfire risks in Colorado and across the West?

How about a hearing on how critical air support sat grounded while the fires raged?

Nope. Can’t have reality-based factors intrude on Inquisitor Henry Waxman’s narrative. The Dems’ actual goal isn’t truth or accountability, after all. It’s Green Kabuki Theater.

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Flashback June 29, 2012: Democrats’ New Motto: Never Let a Wildfire Go to Waste

Flashback July 6, 2012: Global warming blame-ologists play with fire

Flashback June 20, 2012: How Obama Bureaucrats Fueled Western Wildfires

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