Check out a post from James Annan, who details how, out of 438 documents on Whitehouse.gov the contain the phrase “global warming,” only a single one is returned when using the Whitehouse.gov search engine.

Color me stupefied. It’s almost like they are trying to hide something. On purpose even. Who’da thunk it?

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[Update] As most of you probably know, this may be one of those “don’t attribute to malice what can be explained by incompetence” moments. (see more detailed update here).

I’d have to say that in analyzing the current Whitehouse policy on just about anything, figuring out which it is, malice or incompetence, is a black art.

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