From Frontline, A Look at the Skeptics’ Advance
The correspondent, John Hockenberry, asks Mr. Ebell about that rout, which many attribute to Mr. Inglis’s speaking out about climate change and the need to arrest it.
Mr. Ebell: Bob Inglis was defeated in a Republican primary, 79 to 21 percent. Now, how many times has an incumbent who isn’t in prison or facing a prison sentence lost his own primary by 79 to 21 percent? This was overwhelming. But, what’s happened is –
Mr. Hockenberry: The smile on your face suggests: “Man, we won one!”
Mr. Ebell: Of course we won one!