Entire North Carolina GOP Senate Field: Climate Change Is Not Fact

Republican senatorial candidates, from left, Mark Harris, Heather Grant, Greg Brannon, and Thom Tillis, before a debate at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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Fittingly, all four Republican candidates in the North Carolina Senate race were asked on Earth Day if they believed climate change is a proven fact. And all four candidates said “no.”

The question was asked during a GOP primary debate on Tuesday night. The candidates, House Speaker Thom Tillis, Rev. Mark Harris, Dr. Greg Brannon, and nursing practitioner Heather Grant, in response to the question, said “no.”

The answer is the latest example of how the field has taken steps to out flank each other on the right as they vie for the nomination to face Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) in the general election, which is roughly a month away.

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  1. Putting fingers in ears and rattling “la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la” over and over will not change the weather or the science behind global climate change.

    Republicans are like petulant children having tantrums, kicking and screaming that science is wrong, the weather is fine.

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