Yeterday Chu was queried by the House Appropriations Committee. In response to a question about the department he leads and whether it has the goal of lowering gasoline prices, Chu reponded, "No, the overall goal is to decrease our dependency on oil..."
I give him credit for honesty. But Obama and Chu's dream of a solar and wind power America depends upon making fossil fuels so expensive that then--and only then--green energy makes economic sense.
Think about that the next time you fill your your gas tank.
Meanwhile, Sen. Chuck Shumer (D-NY) wants more drilling...in Saudi Arabia. Not here.
We've entered the unpleasant version of an alternative universe. Rescue us, Captain Kirk.
Voters: Beam Obama out of office.
UPDATE 3:40pm CST: Obama's press secretary said earlier today that he is unaware of Chu's comments.
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