Bush or Gore: Who Is More Green?

If there is any issue on which this year's presidential contenders seem stereotyped, it is the environment.

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August 18, 2000, 11:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


George W. Bush is seen as a pro-business oilman who would let polluters run amok, Al Gore as a fanatical tree-hugger who would terrorize industry with onerous ecological restrictions. Political stereotypes usually arise from rhetoric, and in both candidates' speeches can be found comments that support these standard perceptions. But their records are a different matter.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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