Brigadier Gen. Steven Anderson, who served under Gen. David Petraeus in Iraq, calls clean energy legislation not only a military priority, but an American mission in a new ad from VoteVets.org. Here, he urges senators to pass climate and clean energy legislation, saying it could help alleviate America’s dependence on foreign oil and save the lives of American soldiers overseas as well. Update: Fox News has rejected airing this ad. This is the second climate/oil ad from VoteVets that didn’t make Fox’s advertising cut.

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