Has truth met its match in the Wyoming Legislature?
The State of Wyoming has blocked adoption of the new science standards contained in the national “Common Core” curriculum. The Star-Tribune reports:
“[The standards] handle global warming as settled science,” said Rep. Matt Teeters, a Republican from Lingle who was one of the footnote’s authors. “There’s all kind of social implications involved in that that I don’t think would be good for Wyoming.”
Teeters said teaching global warming as fact would wreck Wyoming’s economy, as the state is the nation’s largest energy exporter, and cause other unwanted political ramifications.”