His hypocrisy is endless.
Via EE News:
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) yesterday hailed wealthy environmentalist Tom Steyer’s emerging involvement in politics as a means to spotlight issues such as climate change and the Keystone XL pipeline.
Reid made the comments after speaking at a screening of clips from a film critical of politically active conservative energy magnates Charles and David Koch, whom he has slammed repeatedly by name ahead of this fall’s elections — drawing Republican cries of hypocrisy given Democrats’ increasing ties to the Steyer campaign war chest.
Such GOP comparisons between the Kochs and Steyer, Reid told E&E Daily, bolster his push for a constitutional amendment limiting money in politics “so we don’t have to choose which billionaire we like the most.”
Nonetheless, the Nevadan added, “I’m very happy that there are people out there willing to spend some money to focus on things like” KXL and climate change. “We need people like Tom Steyer.”
Steyer’s advisers today plan to brief reporters on the scope of a long-planned bid to elevate climate change in the midterm elections that could reach $100 million at both the congressional and gubernatorial levels.