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November 20, 2014

Keystone Vote Shows Ecofacists Own Democrats

The Democrats’ rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline show the party would rather allow one of their own to suffer defeat in re-election than vote for something the ecofacists oppose. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) pushed the bill forward because Keystone would bring jobs and industry to her state. But Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmentalist who poured millions into Democrats’ campaigns, opposes the project – even going so far as to threaten to campaign against Landrieu. So the vote failed. The new Democrat Party only concerns itself with the purity of its ideology. The Wall Street Journal writes, “With a few exceptions, the Democrats who will remain in the Senate next year are either gentry liberals themselves or are too afraid to risk losing the green cash on which they have become dependent. Either way, Tom Steyer owns them.” Sen. Harry Reid should never rise again to speak about the influence of dark money in American politics, for he would be speaking against his fellow Democrats. More…

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