CEI's Right Hand Has No Knowledge of its Left - Seriously ...

Tue, 2006-08-01 07:24Richard Littlemore
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CEI's Right Hand Has No Knowledge of its Left - Seriously ...

In response to reports that self-serving corporate donors funded Competitive Enterprise Institute's pro-CO2 television ads, CEI now claims that “we produced and were airing the ads without any involvement from our donors.”

Say what? Big-time corporate donors (including auto and energy industry majors) give CEI money. CEI uses the money to produce commercials that make oil refineries look pretty - but the hapless donors have no knowledge of, or investment in, CEI's output.

Anybody who believes that would also believe that an ever-increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is good for you ….