Muckraker: Grist on Politics

John McCain released a new ad today touting his plan for energy independence.

“We must shift our entire energy economy toward new and cleaner power sources such as wind, solar, biofuels,” says McCain in the ad. “It will include a variety of new automotive and fuel technologies, clean-burning coal, and nuclear energy.”

It also promotes his recent call to end the federal moratorium on offshore drilling, which is neither “clean” nor “new.” Watch it:

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