Trying to deflect responsibility for his anti-fossil fuel policies, President Obama took the offensive against Republicans by saying,

“Lately, we’ve heard a lot of professional politicians — a lot of the folks who, you know, are running for a certain office, who shall go unnamed — they’ve been talking down new sources of energy. They dismiss wind power. They dismiss solar power. They make jokes about biofuels.”

Clearly, rising gasoline prices and falling poll numbers are forcing Obama to bend the truth. Marketplace realities, not Republicans, are responsible for the failures of the President’s alternative energy agenda.

Sadly, the joke is on the American taxpayer whose money was used to pay for Obama’s clean energy debacles such as Solyndra, the Chevy Volt and the faltering cars from Fisker Automotive.

The bottom line is our community organizer President gets a failing grade in energy policy and in venture capitalism.

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