Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Ad hominem attacks distract from failure of wind subsidies

The reality is that American taxpayers have seen very little return on their forced investment over the past 20 years.

Even though Americans for Prosperity has a diverse donor base of over 90,000, our left-leaning critics usually focus on only two of them. Organizations like the Union of Concerned Scientists and the American Wind Energy Alliance used ad-hominem attacks as a political tactic to distract from the economic facts in its latest hit piece in The Hill by Elliott Negin. Looking past Negin's empty rhetoric, the consistent failures of federal tax breaks for wind power and the overwhelming grassroots opposition to extending them are clear. Continue...

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