Letter: Silent on climate change
As a former Republican turned independent, I’d have a lot more respect for the so-called reformicons if they took a strong position on the most critical ecological and economic issue of our time: the threat of human-caused climate change.
However, as Matthew Yglesias and other prominent writers have pointed out, the “reformicons” are curiously silent on this issue.
Courageous conservatives such as former South Carolina rep Bob Inglis have addressed climate change, calling upon Republicans to support legislation that would implement a revenue-neutral carbon fee to reduce emissions without increasing government. I consider him a real “reformicon;” the others are just pretenders.
DEVONE R. TUCKER