The New York Times must not be feeling well: they usually just blurt out inconvenient truths about Democratic politicians like this. Today’s example: millionaire Congressman Jared Polis (D, Colorado) and his hatred of cheap, clean energy:
Mr. Polis became a self-proclaimed poster boy against fracking last year when a red-and-white drilling rig sprouted near his weekend home in Weld County…
Yes, God forbid that our self-proclaimed ruling class ever see their part of the skyline sacrificed for such a trivial thing as energy independence and clean power*. That’s for the peons who aren’t enlightened enough to be rich Democratic liberals.
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) June 10, 2014
*Remember when the left liked natural gas? Yeah, turned out that was just pillow talk, baby. As usual.
PS: While I understand that hydraulic fracking is a matter of some theological urgency to certain percentages of the population, I would appreciate it if the people who are so insistent about keeping other people’s religious sensibilities out of the public debate would exercise similar restraint when it comes to their own.