More hypocrisy on energy

Wednesday last week I posted on Hypocrisy on the fly: Obama does Latin America; Today Jennifer Rubin posts on Obama’s jaw-dropping hypocrisy on energy

It’s nice that he’s discovered the importance of domestic energy development, but his rhetoric overlooks his own policies over the past two years. Yesterday on the Senate floor Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blasted the president for comments he made in Brazil “when the President told the Brazilian president that the United States hopes to be a major customer in the market for oil that Brazilian businesses plan to extract from new oil finds off the Brazilian coast.”

Rubin notes,

Congress should test the president’s seriousness on energy development and put a bill on his desk that puts the breaks on the EPA and opens natural gas and oil fields.

The sooner, the better – gas prices have doubled under Obama.


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