If you want to be energy-independent (and Democrats intend to achieve that in 10 years) and if you want to reduce our dependence on foreign oil (and therefore improve our national security situation) you can’t do it if you’re a Republican because you are too wedded to the oil companies. We have two oil men in the White House. The logical follow-up from that is $3 a gallon gasoline. It is no accident — it is a cause and effect.
“You just got to recognize there are limits to how much corn can be used for ethanol,” he said, standing in front of a bucolic mural. “After all, we got to eat some.”
I kid you not.
Here’s the thing: I like her energy and her passion on this. I also like how mentions that energy independence is the starting point for national security. And, lastly, how Republicans aren’t going to lead us to energy independence (and therefore national security).
Bush, on the other hand, is just flailing.