25 Jan '12, 4am

Obama: Open 75% More US Land for Gas & Oil Drilling, "Double Down" on Clean Energy

Obama: Open 75% More US Land for Gas & Oil Drilling, "Double Down" on Clean Energy

Obama's third State of the Union address went pretty much the way everyone thought it would (see my predictions here ). The president established the economic 'fairness' theme that he'll hit on the campaign trail later this year, and tallied up his foreign policy triumphs. Indeed, he closed by invoking a sorta weird metaphor for America where we're all members of Seal Team Six or something, trudging through the darkness towards victory ... Moving on. You've come for the energy and environment recap, and an energy environment recap ye shall receive. In fact, there's plenty to discuss, as Obama devoted a chunk of time to energy issues this year. Here are the highlights: First off, Obama recycled the GOP's long-standing talking point about needing an "all of the above" approach to energy—a euphemistic way of saying we need to support oil, coal & gas, and renewable energy in t...

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