The Right’s Top 5 EPA Conspiracy Theories | Mother Jones

The agency began phasing in new greenhouse gas regulations in January, targeting major emitters, such as coal-fired power plants. That hasn’t stopped tea partiers, industry groups, and their allies in Congress from dreaming up things the EPA will soon be cracking down on in the name of climate change—cow farts, hedge trimmers, nursing homes, and, yes, even human respiration. “Every living person is now a source of pollution by exhaling CO2 and water vapor,” Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) said in a January 2010 speech on the House floor. “Every breath you take, every word you utter is now subject to EPA regulations,” Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.)

via The Right’s Top 5 EPA Conspiracy Theories | Mother Jones.

Repuglycan hyperbole at its finest:

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