In his 2008 election campaign, Obama promised to make electricity prices “skyrocket.” He seems to be succeeding beyond all expectations, as a combination of White House policies is raising fuel prices. But as the cost of essential energy jumps upward, households are sliding into poverty; they can no longer afford to buy treats for the children; it’s more important to keep them from starving and freezing to death. “Skinning the cat” may be a neat way of getting around the express wishes of the Congress and the public, but it is sure to backfire against the Obama White House in the November elections.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Is President Obama Deliberately Trying to Drive Up Energy Prices?
Atmospheric physicist S. Fred Singer thinks so. In a blistering critique, he details many consequences of the President's energy policy and then concludes: