Sen. John McCain R-AZ has repeatedly boasted about his record on the environment and energy issues. His website touts McCain’s “longstanding commitment to conserving America’s natural resources and promoting environmental stewardship,” for example.
[On Oct. 17], the League of Conservation Voters LCV released its 2008 National Environmental Scorecard — giving McCain a 0 percent rating. The scorecard ranks members of Congress on 11 key votes based on “the consensus of experts from about 20 respected environmental and conservation organizations.” McCain received a “0″ because he missed every one of those votes.
… McCain curiously said in August, “I have not missed any crucial vote” on energy legislation.
There are other reasons McCain scores poorly with the LCV. Read on:
via Think Progrress: League Of Conservation Voters Gives McCain ‘0 Percent’ Environmental Rating