CNN's Harlow Frets Climate Changes, Tosses Softballs to Jay Inslee

NewsBusters | 2/4/2019 | Staff
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On Monday's New Day show, as Washington Democratic Governor and possible 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee appeared as a guest, fill-in co-host Poppy Harlow fretted over the public's lack of interest in the issue of climate change as she mostly gave him a friendly forum to promote his views without pressing back on him from the right.

After the interview began at 8:17 a.m. Eastern with Governor Inslee discussing his efforts to promote environmentalism, a worried Harlow followed up:

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On a very serious note -- and that is climate change -- I mean, you can't dispute the facts on what is happening to the climate and the peril and the danger to this country. But what is remarkable to me -- and I think what you're up against when you run on a climate change, you know, being your headline push here -- is how the American people really feel about it or don't care as much about it.

After citing a Pew Research Center poll finding that climate change ranks 17 out of 18 issues in priority for the public, Harlow added: "They just don't...
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