Just when I thought Smokey Joe had turned over a new leaf by admitting, in an interview with the editor of another of the newspapers in my company’s newspaper group, that Peak Oil might be real,
“We’ve always assumed it’s somewhere else in the world, and all we have to do is say we want it and it will come,” he said. “That worked until around a year ago. But what if there is no more oil? What if there are no more oil fields to be found?”
he has to go and revert to type.
Other naysayers include Jeff Flake of Arizona, Tom Tancredo of Colorado (probably afraid that illegal immigrants would get something, big Bush apologist James Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin and Scott Garrett of New Jersey (isn’t your district right across from NYC and the 9/11 disaster?)