Breaking News: Romney Says Something Sensible!

No, really:
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney broke with Republican orthodoxy on Friday by saying he believes that humans are responsible, at least to some extent, for climate change.

"I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans have contributed to that," he told a crowd of about 200 at a town hall meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire.

"It's important for us to reduce our emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases that may be significant contributors."
Romney went on to say he thinks the US needs to "break its dependence on foreign oil, and expand alternative energies including solar, wind, nuclear and clean coal.". He also said that it's a global issue and other countries need to get on board this train. Ok, well, moderately sensible anyway. Much more sensible than anything else being said by GOPers. Lest we forget:
At an event in Manchester last week, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, also running for president, said that climate change is "the newest excuse to take control of lives" by "left-wing intellectuals."
Which is much more in line with the current (House) GOP, what with their extreme loathing of the environment.

I wonder when Romney will apologize for his egregious remarks? /snort

Of course, he couldn't end on anything remotely resembling not toeing the line as he said, in a question regarding abortion, that "decisions on abortion law should be returned to state jurisdiction.". Barf.

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