Fishing Conservation photo

According to a National Wildlife Federation study, sportsmen voted nearly 2-1 for George W. Bush in the last election. Clearly, most never guessed that his administration and the Republican congress could botch environmental, land, and energy policy so badly. But that is what’s happening, according to this Denver Post article, making strange bedfellows of sportsmen, environmentalists, and yes, even Democrats, some of whom are promising something other than a “knee-jerk liberal reaction” to issues such as gun control.