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Smelt Demagoguery

Aug 12, 2019

It’s Long Past Time to End the Delta Smelt Demagoguery, says Kevin Drum:  He writes, “Over at National Review, Jack Fowler takes on a bill pending in the California legislature to save the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta … This is so tiresome. Why not just tell the truth and argue your point honestly? Here is the latest inventory of the “infamous” delta smelt … The delta smelt is practically extinct in the wild already. So could the delta be repopulated by taking up the farmers’ offer to “hatch and repopulate the fish,” as Fowler says? That certainly sounds like common sense! …”  Read more from Mother Jones here: It’s Long Past Time to End the Delta Smelt Demagoguery