by Lisa Sorg
The Daily Green briefly assesses the enviro creds of GOP Veep nominee Sarah Palin. Newsflash: She doesn't believe in global warming and she sued the feds to remove polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Well, once the polar bears, displaced by melting ice, drown in the sea, they will be neither threatened or endangered. Just extinct.
Meanwhile Timothy Egan blogs for The New York Times, writing:
She hunts! She fishes! She eats moose burgers! She can gut a salmon as well as dispatch an incumbent governor! She’s a rural mother of five who clings to guns and religion -– exuberantly!