This video of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) talking about fossil fuels on the Fox Business Network was one of the “most viewed” on YouTube yesterday:

It’s been viewed 351,710 times so far, largely because it was linked to from the Drudge Report. As Politico reports, “Senate Republicans are sending around the video as part of an effort to make Democrats appear out of touch on the need to produce more energy and drill more oil wells.”

And there are probably at least a few people watching it because they think Reid is absolutely right. [UPDATE: Friends of the Earth sent out a press release today linking to the video and praising Reid: “Reid’s refreshingly honest rhetoric stood out and won praise from environmentalists at a time when many politicians seem scared to stand up to the oil and gas lobbies and many are even insisting coal can be clean.”]

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