Texas Sen. John Cornyn hearts drilling and a good brew
Okay, so this campaign ad for Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) has nothing to do with the environment, but it needs to be posted:
Cornyn’s latest ads focus on his energy plan, which includes offshore drilling and opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for exploration and drilling. He also says he supports “viable alternative sources,” which in his book includes nuclear and coal.
This is the same senator who during the debate over the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act last month blamed the “Democrat-controlled Congress” for rising gas prices. “But this is not a partisan issue,” he said. He dismissed the legislation as the “Boxer Climate Tax,” and touted the Republican talking point that it would cause job loss and energy price increases.
“What could possibly be the rationale for legislation that would do this to our state?” he asked.