Intimidation through investigation

The Washington Times discusses the subpoena Attorney General Claude Walker sent CEI as part of the intimidation campaign to silence debate on global warming. 

Environmentalism has evolved into a form of nature worship, and protecting “Spaceship Earth,” the ‘60s-era notion of eco-friendly globalism, has become a favorite cause of the governing class. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s admission of government interest in prosecuting global warming skeptics emerged last week when Claude Walker, the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands, subpoenaed records of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) that concern the free-market think tank’s talent for pointing out the contradictions in the “science” about the nature of forces controlling the planet’s temperatures.

As The Washington Times’ Valerie Richardson reports, Mr. Walker is one of 17 attorneys general who have joined forces to investigate Exxon Mobil for “fraud” by “undermining” research into whether there’s a relationship between the use of fossil fuel and increases in atmospheric temperature. The Competitive Enterprise Institute has embarrassed certain scientists by pointing out the collaboration between government and the green lobby to orchestrate support for their climate change agenda. “Influencing public opinion is fine for me, but not for thee.”

Read the full article at the Washington Times.