In a sane universe, if someone singlehandedly tried selling off America’s national parks — our collective inheritance — they would be arrested.

In this world, we have to settle for voting them out of office.

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So, if you were planning on getting involved in helping defeat Richard Pombo, chair of the House Resources Committee, big jerk, anti-ESA zealot, and single largest advocate of eating more horse and whale meat*, now would be a good time.

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