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Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times

"… The program, commendably, doesn't give the reborn darling of the green movement, Al Gore, a pass: the Clinton administration didn't seize its opportunity for bold action any more than the two Bush administrations did.

"But there's not much new here. The current administration is portrayed as worse than head-in-the-sand, as actively promoting bad science, but others have already made that claim."

John Doyle, The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

"… It's a devastating analysis of years of circumvention, delay and shameless manipulation of the facts. …

"This pithy, dense program tells us what we've long suspected -- that, at the highest levels, politics moves along the lines of ordinary human weaknesses. Treachery triumphs. Sometimes the promise of the glory of a great future is thrown away for the expediency of a thrill today or tomorrow."

Tom Dorsey, The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)

"… Looks at the issue from liberal and conservative points of view. They don't differ a lot on what's happening but are sharply divided on what to do about it. ...

"The program, however, spends way too much time assigning blame instead of soliciting opinions about solutions. You can't change the past. The future is where we're all going to have to live."

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posted april 24, 2007

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