25 Oct '11, 8pm

Romney attacks green jobs, ignoring the 64,000 created in his state

Romney attacks green jobs, ignoring the 64,000 created in his state

Mitt Romney's facts are illusory -- not green jobs. Photo: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Former Massachusetts governor and presidential front-runner Mitt Romney -- once a candidate who stood up to coal and supported clean energy -- is now calling green jobs fake. In an op-ed in the Orange County Register published Monday, Romney regurgitates GOP talking points on loan guarantees to Solyndra and Fisker Automotive, two stories that have turned leading conservative politicians and media pundits into a pack of scandalmongers -- even while many of those politicians supported the same government investments for companies in their own districts. Romney has officially joined the herd, calling green jobs "illusory." First, the good news: President Barack Obama has finally created some "green jobs." Now for the bad news: They are not in t...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/green-jobs/2011-10-25-romney-attacks...

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