12 Oct '11, 10pm

Fox News Commentator Makes Sense on Clean Energy

Fox News Commentator Makes Sense on Clean Energy

Unlike many of the talking heads on Fox News and other television networks, Juan Williams was a bona fide journalist before becoming a commentator célèbre. Before joining Fox, he was at NPR. Before that, he spent more than 20 years at the Washington Post, where he got his start in journalism as a sweat-and-shoe leather reporter. He’s also the author of weighty and well-received books on Thurgood Marshall and on the civil rights movement. So it’s both fitting and refreshing that - amid all the politically driven drivel from many naysayers we’re hearing on Fox and other networks in the wake of the Solyndra debacle – Williams brings some common sense to the situation. In a column on Foxnews.com , Williams points out the real motivation why some politicians suddenly think national support of clean energy is somehow a bad idea (even though they were backers in the past). “It se...

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