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!