GOP opposition to climate-and-drug bill highlights party's twisted priorities
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R- Ky., speaks during a news conference following policy luncheons on Capitol Hill on June 7, 2022, in Washington, D.C.. - Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Senate Democrats over the weekend passed legislation to help industry and individual Americans move to cleaner energy, make corporations pay their fair share in taxes and lower prescription prices for struggling seniors, all while lowering the deficit and, potentially, inflation. Republicans’ sole contribution to this historic package was to keep insulin costs outrageously high for millions of diabetics. Voters should remember that contrast in priorities come November. Assuming the House passes the measure later this month as expected, the package that squeaked by in the Senate on Sunday repre...