Neither major party candidate has talked much about climate change, despite the fact that it represents a far greater threat than terrorism . Only the Green Party candidate, Jill Stein, has made the pressing problem a top issue in the campaign. This has been true despite the fact that the United States has been hit with a series of extreme weather events during the election season.
But only one candidate, Mitt Romney, went so far as to joke about -- to dismiss it entirely. The view that climate change is a "hoax" is only a majority view in one of our two major parties.
That joke has now been made into what David Roberts of Grist calls "the most brutal ad you'll see this season."
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