pHarmony: Dating for Polluters

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Greenpeace’s PolluterWatch imagines a match-making service for legislators and lobbyists, mocking the help that Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) received from from dirty-energy lobbyists in her efforts to bar the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases.

“Lisa’s profile really jumped out at me: willing to ravage the environment, desperate for cash, able to justify her actions with ease,” says an actor portraying lobbyist and former Bush-administration official Jeff Holmstead. “And I thought to myself, ‘Perfect for me.'”

pHarmony: Just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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