24 May '12, 8pm

Nice to hear president @BarackObama talk up clean energy on the campaign trail.

Nice to hear president @BarackObama talk up clean energy on the campaign trail.

Chuck Kennedy for the White House /Public Domain President Obama just finished posing for a photo op at a wind turbine manufacturing plant in Iowa/calling on Congress to preserve clean energy tax breaks. He's making it a point to single clean energy out as a source of job creation and American innovation, embracing it as a campaign trail talking point. Which is smart, because pretty much everyone but jerks and deeply partisan Fox Newsophiles wants to see more clean energy. Obama's bag o' rhetoric on the topic reflects this, and is chock full of battle-tested renewable energy-boosting axioms. They include the predictable nuggets, like how we need to "highlight the need to reduce our reliance on foreign oil and develop more secure domestic energy sources by investing in clean energy manufacturing" and that clean energy tax "credits have played an important role in fueling th...

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