Jon Stewart On The Never-Ending Quest For “Energy Independence”
Last night Jon Stewart did an amusing, and spot-on, piece about the history of Presidential promises of “energy independence:”
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|
|An Energy-Independent Future|
It’s completely true, of course. You could substitute Nixon’s rhetoric about foreign oil in 1974 for Obama’s on Tuesday night, or vice versa, and the message would essentially be the same. If history is any guide, this latest quest for freedom from fossil fuels is likely to end exactly the same way all the others did.