One entrepreneur in North Carolina is after some serious rebranding of the Republican Party. Jay Faison is putting some of his riches towards starting a Political Advocacy group which will try desperately to get the GOP in tune to the realities of climate change. Faison favors using “market-based principles” rather than set-in-stone mandates from the government, but it certainly is a step in the right direction for a party that is in dire need of a rebranding.
Of the 10 GOP candidates for the 2016 race declared (and five additional predicted to join in), only one of them has broken with the party on climate change: Lindsey Graham. His politics in other areas make him a longshot for the presidency, but we nonetheless applaud his ability to see facts through rhetoric.
We also applaud Faison for chipping in to get the GOP on-board to tackle climate change. We need everyone in this fight, no matter what color flag they fly.
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