Joe Scarborough: ‘Saving the World for Moral Reasons’ is ‘the Republican View’

April 26, 2010 | 3:09 PM EDT
Former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough, now the host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” said that if the “moral argument” to combat climate change, along with wide distribution of Al Gore’s movie on the topic, have not convinced enough Americans to “believe in global warming,” then “you do have to make the Machiavellian arguments” – in other words, place political expediency above morality to address the issue.