As the GOP takes control of Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he wants to set the stage for public acceptance of a Republican president in 2016. So what is the party's Capitol Hill agenda for achieving that objective?
Maybe the Republicans will lose the majority. Maybe Gohmert will opt for a position on another committee. Or maybe his party will decide to skip the natural order. But be forewarned, America, Louie in charge of overseeing the nation's natural resources is -- gasp -- a distinct possibility.
What is the right wing really worried about? Perhaps they fear they won't prevail when these films pose a choice between industrial exploitation of the environment for maximum profit, regardless of the consequences, versus protecting the Earth's natural resources in perpetuity.
He should tackle climate change by pointing out that reforestation, greater fuel efficiency, and expansion of clean, renewable energy are cost-effective and environmentally beneficial remedies in their own right.
The sad truth is that in the Republicans' "green" lexicon, the epithet "extremist" usually applies to those who cite health benefits in support of tough environmental laws that the GOP opposes at the behest of powerful business interests.