And here rests the situation... Political subjective interpretation of "science".Here's a list of bills that have been called out for stalling delisting:
When it comes to assessing biological recovery of grizzlies, who is better informed—people who study wildlife for a living or governors and legislators who dislike grizzlies and wolves?mountainjournal.org
Place the science behind it and you are directly pitting the science by Chris Servheen on the other side - outside the political sphere.
Are we operating this by science or by red/blue interpretation? Based on your link... It opposes Servheen's science based position.
Politics over conservation is one single aspect within the red/blue spectrum, which is effecting his current opinion.