05 Mar '12, 9pm

Mad Rush: Limbaugh claims solar and wind industries don’t exist

Mad Rush: Limbaugh claims solar and wind industries don’t exist

Cross-posted from ThinkProgress Green . Rush Limbaugh continued his bizarre attacks on clean energy innovation Monday, claiming that the solar and wind energy sectors don’t exist. Limbaugh was responding to a ThinkProgress Green post that noted his role in scaring American customers against the Chevy Volt. He has even claimed that GM is “trying to kill its customers.” Attempting to justify his denigration of the extended-range electric vehicle, Limbaugh said that “all of Obama’s green energy ” is a mirage (listen here ): The problem with the Volt is just like all of Obama’s green energy, there’s no business there yet. There’s no solar energy business yet. There’s no wind energy yet. It’s not there yet. But we can’t have more oil. We can’t have cheaper gasoline prices. Limbaugh is wrong. Clean energy isn’t just the future of the 21st century economy, it’s driving the presen...

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