American Thinker on Debate: ‘Morano calmly cleaned Romm’s clock’


By: - Climate DepotApril 5, 2009 2:21 PM

Excerpt from American Thinker:

Morano couldn’t help laughing at Romm’s unrelentingly silly exaggerations.  Indeed, after coming out hurling pejoratives and 41 words of utter nonsense early in the opening round, you’d expect Romm to drop the hyperbole and smug manner and put up his intellectual dukes once Morano began scoring point after rational point.  

While Marc calmly cited contrarian scientists and the perils of fraudulently inspired policy, Joe continued to make extraordinary claims, including that wind power produces more new jobs than coal mining, as though oblivious that they fuel 2 versus 50 percent of America’s energy, respectively. And so it went — virtually every cogent point made by Morano was met not with reasoned retort but rather polemical blather and name calling.  And from Dr. Joseph J. Romm — one the alarmists’ most revered minds. Watching them squabble, it’s impossible to ignore just how many times Romm put his hysterical size 10 in his mouth as Morano calmly cleaned his clock.  But let’s give the guy kudos for showing up – for that alone distinguishes him as unique to his breed.

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