The outrageous campaign against Exxon Mobil
Missoulian reports on the subpoena that CEI recieved from Attorney General Claude Walker.
The attorney general of the Virgin Islands, of all places, has joined in, even though Exxon Mobil has no assets or staff there. He has subpoenaed the company's documents going back roughly 40 years under an anti-racketeering statute and, for good measure, also has subpoenaed the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free-market think tank that once got donations from Exxon.
The conceit of this campaign is that if it weren't for the likes of Exxon Mobil, the climate debate would be settled by now. This is a view that doesn't allow for honest disagreement about a hideously complex subject that, even if you accept the premises of the alarmists, isn't susceptible to a ready solution.
Read the full article at Missoulian.