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GOP shouldn't become the 'anti-science party'

"The minute that the Republican Party becomes . . . the anti-science party, we have a huge problem. We lose a whole lot of people who would otherwise allow us to win the election in 2012," former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." Huntsman was responding to fellow GOP presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who denied that global warming has been proved. Huntsman added: "When we take a position that isn't willing to embrace evolution, when we take a position that basically runs counter to what 98 of 100 climate scientists have said, what the National Academy of Sciences has said about what is causing climate change and man's contribution to it, I think we find ourselves on the wrong side of science, and, therefore, in a losing position."

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