September 22, 2009
Citizens or Subjects?
Or, a better title might be "Gimme That Old Time Paternalism..."
Energy Secretary Stephen Chu "sees Americans as unruly teenagers and the Administration as the parent that will have to teach them a few lessons." WSJ:
“The American public…just like your teenage kids, aren’t acting in a way that they should act,” Dr. Chu said. “The American public has to really understand in their core how important this issue is.” (In that case, the Energy Department has a few renegade teens of its own.)
Don't. Know. What. To. Say. Anymore.
Oil and Energy Posted by John Kranz at September 22, 2009 3:33 PM