Posted by | November 2, 2008 19:10 | Filed under: Top Stories

An audio tape of Obama talking about hurting the coal industry with cap and trade is now being used to claim he wants to do away with the coal industry.  Here’s what he said:


“So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can,” Obama said. “It’s just that it will bankrupt them because they’re going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that’s being emitted.”

 

Here’s the tape being used to go after Obama on this issue:



But it is not Obama’s policy to destroy the coal industry.  His goal is to create clean coal technology by sequestering the carbons, which would help the economy in coal-producing states.  Here is what he said to coal-friendly Virginia:



Guess who is also a proponent of clean coal technology?  That’s right, John McCain.

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