A politician knows he has a problem when his own children warn him that they might vote against him.That is what happened to Representative Bob Inglis of
Inglis learned that the political winds might be shifting not on Capitol Hill but back home when his eldest son, Robert Jr., 22, told him that he'd better "clean up his act on the environment."The family pressure worked and Inglis traveled to
His daughter was no less blunt, while Inglis said "I have three more kids coming up — and they seem to share the same view."
Inglis now believes the science behind global warming, as well as the politics: Republicans, he said, will “get hammered” if they don’t confront the issue soon.More here.
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