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House Republican accidentally tells truth about Solyndra investigation

House Republican accidentally tells truth about Solyndra investigation

Michael Kinsley famously referred to a “gaffe” as a moment when a politician accidentally tells the truth. E&E brings us a hilarious example today (sadly behind a paywall). You may recall that that other day, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held the four-gazillionth hearing on Solyndra and the DOE’s clean-energy loan-guarantee program, during which lawmakers spent their time repeatedly badgering DOE Secretary Steven Chu to give himself a letter grade . Yes, really. At this point, everyone knows that there’s not going to be any wrongdoing uncovered. After over a year of investigations , many thousands of pages of documents, testimony from dozens of people, a half-dozen hearing, there’s … nothing. The investigation has long since become about hurting Obama’s election chances and discrediting clean energy. It’s a political disagreement masquerading as a sh...

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