I was reminded of Bush’s shameless, duplicitous statement in the second presidential debate,
You might say I’m a good steward of the land, when I read yesterday’s New York Times article about the administration’s overhaul of environmental regulations:
The Bush administration issued broad new rules Wednesday overhauling the guidelines for managing the nation’s 155 national forests and making it easier for regional forest managers to decide whether to allow logging, drilling or off-road vehicles.
The long-awaited rules relax longstanding provisions on environmental reviews and the protection of wildlife on 191 million acres of national forest and grasslands. They also cut back on requirements for public participation in forest planning decisions.
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You might also say that Bush is a big fat liar. But that wouldn’t be polite.
Merry Christmas everyone.