Two weeks ago, Dave and I gleefully reported that Sen. John Warner, current-but-soon-to-be-former Chairman of the Armed Services Committee, was going to use his seniority to oust Sen. James Inhofe from the top Republican seat on the Environment and Public Works Committee.
Apparently Warner is reconsidering and may instead seek the ranking member position on the Intelligence Committee. On Friday, The Wall Street Journal had this quote from Warner on the subject:
I’ve spent most of my life worried about defense. … I don’t know if I’ll live long enough to figure out global warming.
Warner’s office refused to further comment on the story, so tune in next week for the next episode of “As the Warner Turns.”