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Risch To Gore: How Long Do We Have?

Gore testified Wednesday to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, of which Idaho freshman Sen. Risch is a member. Milbanks reported on their exchange: "What does your modeling tell you about how long we're going to be around as a species?" Risch asked. "’The Goracle chuckled, Milbanks wrote. "’I don't claim the expertise to answer a question like that, Senator’"/Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: Was Sen. Risch asking former VP Gore a legitimate question? Or mocking him?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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