Something really big in return

From Thomas Friedman’s column in last Sunday’s New York Times,
titled No to Keystone. Yes to Crazy.

“We need the President to be able to say to the G.O.P. oil lobby, “I’m going to approve this, but it will kill me with my base.  Sasha and Malia won’t even be talking to me, so I’ve got to get something really big in return.”

What might that be?

Photo credit: Danny Johnston/Associated PressSteel for the Keystone XL oil pipeline may end up getting used. If it does, then President Obama will need to make it up to his green base.

Photo credit: Danny Johnston/Associated Press
Steel for the Keystone XL oil pipeline may end up getting used. If it does, then President Obama will need to make it up to his green base.

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About John Wackman

A writer since I learned to hold a pencil (no, not like that...hold it like this!). Long-time writer/producer for television, now organizer of Repairs Cafes in the Hudson Valley (13 & counting!) -- Program Manager of Solarize Hudson Valley, non-profit, state supported, community sponsored renewable energy program. We're all re-inventing ourselves. It's a sci-fi world, isn't it?
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