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At today’s Senate hearing on the economics of climate change, Henry Alford of the National Black Chamber of Commerce was one of the witnesses. Senator Boxer decided that his testimony needed to be balanced with some views from the NAACP. Mr. Alford unsurprisingly reacted angrily to this condescension. You can see the video over at Hot Air.

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