The PJ Tatler

Claire McCaskill: Rooting for Bad Economic News

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Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) lets the mask slip — putting radical environmentalism ahead of economic growth while speaking with her fellow leftwing base:

Well, the good news is, our [carbon] emissions are way down because of the recession. I mean, really, if you want to find a silver lining in the cloud, the number that we were looking for [with cap and trade legislation] … we are well, well [ahead of our goal]…because we have had such a real drop in manufacturing output.

As I note on my blog, McCaskill’s not the only Learjet leftist in recent years to find such good news in the economic misfortunes of others.