Green versus Anti-Green in the Big Sky State
The Montana Senate race features Democrat Jon Tester against Republican Dennis Rehberg. The difference between the candidates doesn’t require any elaborate explanation. Rehberg has a 6% lifetime rating from the League of Conservation Voters (quite a bit lower than Paul Ryan’s). Tester has a 87% LCV rating. That’s about all you have to know.
It’s little wonder that these contrasting positions were the focal point of a recent debate between the two candidates. Rehberg said, “I’ll stand with the oil, gas and coal counties,” while Tester accused Rehberg of trying to run against Obama rather than himself.
Dan Farber has written and taught on environmental and constitutional law as well as about contracts, jurisprudence and legislation. Currently at Berkeley Law, he has al…READ more