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Seattle Times edited James Hansen’s description of cap-and-trade from ‘bribes’ to ‘politics’

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The Seattle Times doesn’t want anyone — especially James Hansen — to sully the image of Washington State’s proposed carbon tax.

Here’s the paragraph in the op-ed that Hansen submitted to the Seattle Times:

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Here’s the paragraph in the op-ed that the Seattle Times ran:

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The Seattle Times also made this change to Hansen’s op-ed:

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