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Confronted By Protester, Romney Maintains Climate Silence

By Igor Volsky  

"Confronted By Protester, Romney Maintains Climate Silence"

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Mitt Romney stood silently as an activist interrupted the GOP presidential candidate’s event in Virginia Beach, Virginia on Thursday afternoon, to ask why he’s been ignoring the connection between climate change and Hurricane Sandy. The former Massachusetts governor quietly smiled, while the man held up a sign that read “End Climate Silence,” and resumed his stump speech without ever addressing the issue:

MAN: Romney! What about climate? That’s what caused this monster storm! Climate change!

ROMNEY: [silent]

CROWD: BOO! USA! USA! USA!

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