Posted by | July 2, 2008 10:57 | Filed under: Top Stories

That’s the argument Chris Horner attempted on Hannity and Colmes Tuesday night, in response Harry Reid’s correct assertion that oil and coal harm the environment and our health.

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But Horner, who is with the oil-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute, when asked if coal is good for the environment answered, “To the extent that it creates wealth, yes”.  So we are to judge envronmental well-being by how rich we are, according to Horner.  “Healtier is wealthier,” says the oil poet.  Yes, oil and coal are good for the environment that is in a vault in Horner’s bank, maybe.

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