Dubious Pipeline Assertions Become USA Today Headlines

Today’s front page of USA Today: The paper adds that “Obama was putting politics ahead of jobs and the nation’s energy security by rejecting the pipeline now, Republicans and oil industry leaders said.” It closes with this: Business leaders and Republicans say approving the project now would create as many as 20,000 jobs for an ailing U.S. economy and lessen dependence on foreign oil. “This political decision offers hard evidence that creating jobs is not a high priority for this administration,” said Tom Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. If the argument in favor of this pipeline […]