Among the press releases meandering into the Grist inbox this morning was one from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The council’s weary flacks put their best spin on today’s Senate energy-bill vote with this headline:

“Senate Energy Bill: A Substantial Improvement Relative to the House Bill and to Bills Passed in 2003.”

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I’m laughing with them, not at them. By all means, let’s take what we can get.

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