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I asked a knowledgeable environmentalist earlier this week: "How big a story is the CRU scandal in your community?"
"The e-mails hacked at the Climate Research Unit at [the British] East Anglia University?"
"Ah." He smiled. "It says something that I didn't immediately recognize what you were talking about. I suppose on my side we'd take the same view that the Pentagon took of Abu Ghraib: a few bad apples on the night shift."
Meanwhile, on the right, the story is the biggest scandal since the leak of the Pentagon Papers.
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