FLASHBACK: When Breitbart called for death penalty in "Climategate"

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Turns out "Climategate" itself was the fraud, not the work produced by scientists and administrators who had their emails apparently stolen from the UK's Climate Research Unit (CRU). After the theft late last year, `wingers accused scientists of trying to dupe the public and hide the real facts about global warming.

But today brings word of the latest independent review of the email 'scandal'; a review that also concluded the players involved, including James Hansen director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, did nothing dishonest or corrupt with their email exchanges or their research.

While we wait for the Andrew Breitbart apology and correction, we'll recall his 2009 tweet:

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