Re: Trouble In Paradise

Could things get worse for Joe Biden, the one-man wrecking crew of the Democratic ticket? Oh, yes they can. In response to a question in Ohio, Biden got into a discussion about clean coal. Ben Smith recounts Biden’s answer:

He supports clean coal for China, but not for the United States.”No coal plants here in America,” he said. “Build them, if they’re going to build them, over there. Make them clean.” “We’re not supporting clean coal,” he said of himself and Obama. They do, on paper, support clean coal.The answer seems to play into John McCain’s case that Obama has been saying “no” to new sources of energy. In the primary, Biden opposed Obama’s push for clean coal, which is seen as a way of maintaining or expanding America’s coal-burning power plants — many of which are in rust belt swing states.

Then, for good measure, Biden bragged in good Al Gore fashion that he was the first person to introduce a global warming bill and support solar power. Worse still: there is video. Got that? “No coal plants in America.”

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