The Guardian: “Ponnuru’s column was devoted to attacking President Obama for allowing the Environmental Protection Agency to do its legally-mandated job by regulating greenhouse gas emission from power plants.”
First three sentences of said column: “Republicans are calling President Barack Obama’s new coal-plant regulations a ‘power grab.’ The truth is more complicated, and ominous, than that. This isn’t a case where the executive branch has simply gone beyond its authority.” (The column goes on to criticize the Supreme Court more than either the administration or Congress.)
The Guardian: “Aside from noting that the cap and trade legislation killed by a Republican filibuster in 2010 ’probably had a better cost-benefit ratio than today’s regulations do,’ Ponnuru didn’t even discuss any policy alternatives” (inexplicable italics in the Guardian).
The Guardian, a few paragraphs later: “Ultimately both Ponnuru and Salam suggest that we should instead take a ‘technology-first approach.’”
Take a bow, John Abraham and Dana Nuccitelli.