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06.25.137:56 PM ET

Senator's Awkward Climate Change Analogy

'Why do you want to shoot yourself in both feet and then try to run the marathon tomorrow?' That's what West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin said when criticizing President Obama's plan to limit carbon emissions. It's no surprise that Manchin, who hails from a major coal-producing state, wouldn't love Obama's climate change speech today, but isn't that analogy a little much?
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