The mere suggestion that perhaps the Obama Interior Department is considering some new national monuments in Utah has conservatives whipped into a tizzy. A leaked document lists two sites in Utah, among a dozen others, that are worthy of the national monument status.
Sen. Orrin Hatch is pissed.
Gov. Gary Herbert is reportedly pissed.
I'm sure captains of industry who like to rip apart public lands for private profits are also pissed pissed pissed.
But don't count your San Rafael before it swells. Even the document itself says this is preliminary.