Good afternoon. Coming to you from CEI Studios today: Tales From the Spin Zone
When Americans rebelled against cap-and-trade mandates and taxes, politicians didn’t listen; they just started coming up with new names for cap-and-trade. “Pollution limits,” “linked fees,” “pollutions reduction targets” – all different ways of saying the same thing. As CEI Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis says, “An energy tax by any other name is just as foul.”
CEI studios has created this short YouTube video imagining how Senators Kerry, Lieberman, and Graham came up with new names for their upcoming global warming cap-and-trade scheme.