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Southern Perspective

May 27, 2009 - by Donny Shaw

Blue Dog Rep. Gene Taylor [D, MS-4] sums up coal-state Democrats’ opposition to the big energy bill in Congress, the American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009:

I think of the whole cap-and-trade idea as a Ponzi scheme. I don’t like the idea that one factory is cleaner than it has to be so that another a factory is dirtier than it should be, because historically that factory that’s dirtier than it should be ends up in the South. … If the vote was today, I’d vote “no.”

via NYT.

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