The Truth About the Republican War on Caterpillars

The Truth About the Republican War on Caterpillars

April 05, 2012
Originally published in The Atlantic

From Molly Ball's article in The Atlantic:

In a similar gesture of outrageous insensitivity to the feelings of Creepy-Crawly-Americans, some conservatives also want to get the controversial insecticide DDT unbanned by the EPA. The free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute runs a website, RachelWasWrong.org, devoted to beating the drum for bringing back DDT, whose banning it terms the "dangerous legacy" of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.