Vulnerable Perriello doubles down on climate

Freshman Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) drew GOP attacks when he voted for the controversial House climate change bill that narrowly passed last June.

Perriello – who is vulnerable in this year’s election – defends the vote in a colorful, combative interview with the environmental website Grist.

He has some choice words for the Senate (“If we were going to wait for the Senate to do anything, we would do nothing”) and expresses his disdain for “insider baseball crap.”

The whole thing can be found here.