Grand Old Party?

Not according to environmental leaders and their PR counselors who have referred to the GOP as Gas, Oil and Plutonium ever since the Bush Administration unveiled its energy
policy last week. Enviros claim that the policy doesn't reflect the national will to develop alternative energy sources and emphasize conservation. Adding to the din, Senator Jim
Jeffords (Vt.), announced his defection from the GOP as an independent, giving the Democrats back a majority in the chamber and perhaps greater political clout to shape the
country's future energy direction.