Wednesday, January 18, 2012

O Sez "No" To Pipeline

Keystone oil sands pipeline rejected - Jan. 18, 2012

The Obama administration rejected a bid to expand the controversial Keystone oil sands pipeline Wednesday, saying the deadline imposed by congress did not leave sufficient time to conduct the necessary review.

"The rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by Congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline's impact, especially the health and safety of the American people, as well as our environment," Obama said in a statement...

Has he discovered a set or has he finally realized that saying "No" to GOPers doesn't hurt him?

2 comments:

billy pilgrim said...

if he had a set he'd either say yes or no rather than waiting until the election is over.

who should he pander to, labor or the greenies?

Bob said...

I think he's forced into yes/no before the election but I could be wrong.