California Rep. Richard Pombo weighs in on mouse debate in Colorado?

Further evidence that this isn’t really about a mouse at all, but rather the business interests at stake in protecting crucial habitats. And Pombo’s appearance is an election-year bid to reassure property-rights advocates that he will be steadfast in his support for a bill de-clawing the Endangered Species Act.

Have I mentioned yet that the 3-inch Preble’s meadow jumping mouse can jump 18 inches high? Boing!