Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Barton Defense: You Can't Regulate God

Great work from Think Progress, who compiled Rep. Joe Barton's most incredible soundbites from his appearance from Washington Journal this morning.

In an interview that rivaled his best performances acting as Ranking Member for the Energy and Commerce Committee, Mr. Barton spoke on his opinions ranging from carbonated drinks to how smaller vehicles are less efficient. And then there was this gem:
“And something that the Democrat sponsors do not point out, a lot of the CO2 that is created in the United States is naturally created. You can’t regulate God. Not even the Democratic majority in the US Congress can regulate God.”
Watch the full clip below: