More Bad News on Climate: Boxer is in Deep Trouble
Barbara Boxer has been a US Senator for 18 years. She is chair of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee, and is a real environmental hero. If we ever get a climate bill, she will have a lot to do with it.
And she is also in deep political trouble.
Take a look at this graph.
This shows Tom Campbell winning the Republican nomination pretty easily, and nothing indicates a change. If Campbell wins the nomination, he will beat Boxer. He’s just the sort of faux-moderate Republican that will be attractive in a bad year for Democrats.
With all the talk of Carly Fiorina, this is really the problem for environmentalists.
Jonathan Zasloff teaches Torts, Land Use, Environmental Law, Comparative Urban Planning Law, Legal History, and Public Policy Clinic – Land Use, the Environment and Loc…READ more