Muckraker: Grist on Politics

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

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“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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