The rest of this week's TGIF, "Hubris in the First Degree," is at the Foundation for Economic Education website.
“[A]s president, I will commit two billion dollars each year on clean-coal research and development. We will build the demonstration plants, refine the techniques and equipment, and make clean coal a reality.”
That’s what John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate, said back on June 18 in Springfield, Missouri. My first reaction was this: “That’s mighty generous of Sen. McCain. I didn’t know he had that kind of money.”Then I remembered he doesn’t. But if he wins the election in November he’ll have something better: the American taxpayers.