How to Act Like a Windmill: Spin Quickly While Standing in One Place

1. Shawn McCoy, a spokesman for Romney’s Iowa campaign, told The Des Moines Register, “He will allow the wind credit to expire, end the stimulus boondoggles, and create a level playing field on which all sources of energy can compete on their merits. “ (July 31,2012 Wall Street Journal)

2.  “We will support nuclear and renewables, but phase out subsidies once an industry is on its feet.” ( E&E News today). He happened to be in Iowa, a swing state where the wind credit is very popular.

3.  The Romney campaign said his position on the wind credit was unchanged. (same E&E story).




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