Analysis: Politically correct DC coal rally missed the target – Avoided climate claims & ‘only brought up arguments that media will pay little attention to. Job losses and increased costs’
'Had the rally focused instead on attacking the most important, yet most vulnerable reason for the EPA’s so-called war on coal — the science that backs fears of dangerous man-made climate change —things would have been very different. Media coverage would have been intense with climate campaigners and miners squaring off on one of the most controversial issues of our time'
The Obama administration know that if the public and the press come to understand how uncertain the causes of climate change really are, then the primary justification for expensive plans to ‘save the climate’ evaporates.
This is precisely why pro-coal spokespeople must focus on the science problems. None of the other issues — job loss, cost, etc. — have the potential to so thoroughly derail the administration’s climate plans as does generating widespread public doubt about the science of climate change.
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