Gingrich Feels the Heat for Appearing in Global Warming Ad With Pelosi

225px-newt_gingrich_official_portraitEvery presidential candidate is going to come into the 2012 race with baggage. But Newt Gingrich has what, for primary voters, could be a doozy in his closet — three years ago, he cut an ad with Nancy Pelosi for Al Gore’s climate change group.The ad, in which Gingrich and Pelosi don awkward smiles while talking about clean-energy solutions, is coming back to haunt him, along with other statements he’s made about climate change, as he officially launches his presidential bid. While Democrats have a long and winding list of grievances against the former House speaker, his past environmentalism could cause problems on the political right.

The early complaints are coming in large part from a former aide to Congress’ No.1 climate change skeptic, Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. The ex-aide, Marc Morano, has virtually devoted his blog ClimateDepot to lambasting Gingrich’s stance on energy issues.

Morano specifically wants Gingrich to apologize for the Pelosi ad and for suggesting that lawmakers need to find a solution to global warming.

“It’s almost like he can’t admit he made a mistake,” Morano told FoxNews.com. “He needs to say it was a brain fart, at the very least.”

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  • paul wenum

    Thanks you Sir Clone.

  • Rob N. Hood

    You are welcome Mr. Lemming.

  • Joe

    Follow nobody but the truth and have no leader to lead me over an abyss. Seems like you are controlled by others?.

  • Rob N. Hood

    Sure Paul… I mean Joe. How can I have my own thoughts and opinions??!! That would just be weird and kinda scary huh?

  • Joe

    Who is Paul? Your opinions are somewhat scary.

  • Rob N. Hood

    I feel the same way about yours. So now what?

  • Joe

    Answer questions raised.

  • Rob N. Hood

    Talk about lemmings. U wing-nuts love a band wagon and parroting each other more than any other group I can name.

  • Joe

    Put a wing-nut on my grass trimmer. And your point is? Parrot’s? Sounds like MSNBS? They all sound the same with the same sound bites from the WH.

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