July 27, 2015

Clinton’s Energy Plan Flops, Particularly On The Left

Hillary Clinton unveiled her energy “plan” today in Iowa, and the reviews are in: nobody likes it. Critics, particularly those on the left, were left wanting:

“Clinton’s climate plan is remarkable for what it doesn’t say, yet,” California-based environmental activist R.L. Miller, who founded the Climate Hawks Vote PAC, said in a statement. Specifically, she added, Clinton offered “no effort to keep fossil fuels in the ground, no price on carbon; no word on Keystone XL, Arctic oil or other carbon bombs; no word on fracking.”

Take a look at the headlines from Clinton’s energy speech, which both the left and center uniformly panned:

The New Republic: “Hillary Clinton’s Climate-Change Plan Is Anything But Comprehensive”

MSNBC: “Clinton’s ‘comprehensive’ climate change policy is anything but”

Politico: “The holes in Clinton’s climate plan”

The Hill: “Clinton dodges Keystone question”

Bloomberg: “Hillary Clinton Declines to Say Where She Stands on Keystone XL”

National Journal: “Hillary Clinton Still Won’t Talk About Keystone”

NBC News: “While Revealing Climate Plan, Clinton Mum on Keystone”

MSNBC host Ed Schultz piled on with his critique: