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  •  Yeah...I'm still stuck in "2012 election" mode (3+ / 0-)
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    divineorder, Lazyhorse, DawnN

    It wasn't feasible to take on during the last election, certainly...

    I completely agree with the diarist's point that we need to roll out actual clean energy tech to coal country, rather than mostly ignoring those regions (past telling them "we're gonna develop 'clean coal' so you can keep mining that coal!"). I imagine those areas would indeed move away from supporting coal if we do make a better effort to include them in clean energy development.

    I guess my point was more that we need to make sure that it IS electorally feasible to talk about it in future elections...part of which is not selling people on "clean coal" and similar shams.

    •  Ah - I get your point (3+ / 0-)
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      holeworm, divineorder, DawnN

      And it's a really good point, holeworm:

      I guess my point was more that we need to make sure that it IS electorally feasible to talk about it in future elections...part of which is not selling people on "clean coal" and similar shams.
      Perhaps it is more damaging than I've acknowledged, when you look at it that way. I think I just had a big hole im my thinking filled by a holeworm....

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