Obama's corny cynicism

In the blog entry "More Obama hypocrisy" Thomas Lifson wrote
Leasing a "flex fuel" vehicle - which I take to mean something that burns ethanol and makes food more expensive for the poor - strikes me as rather similar to buying carbon credits.
Well, I will take a back seat to no one in seeing cynicism in just about everything Obama does, including the degree to which he wants to push ethanol.

Obama wants to end the "
tyranny of oil"...
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the country that faced down the tyranny of fascism and communism is now called to challenge the tyranny of oil.
...by pushing biofuels...
The Obama-Harkin fuel standard embraces the growth of the renewable fuels market, including corn-based ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, and biodiesel
...to usher in the "tyranny of corn"?
...environmentalists have warned that the biofuel craze can do as much or more damage to the environment as dirty fossil fuels-a concern reflected throughout the [U.N.] report, which was being released Tuesday in New York, by U.N.-Energy, a consortium of 20 U.N. agencies and programs.
Please tell me that Obama is not driven on this issue in this direction to this level of forcefulness by the fact that his home state of Illinois is the second largest producer of corn in the U.S. and that Iowa, a key state in the Democratic primaries is the largest.

Because that would be cynical.
In the blog entry "More Obama hypocrisy" Thomas Lifson wrote
Leasing a "flex fuel" vehicle - which I take to mean something that burns ethanol and makes food more expensive for the poor - strikes me as rather similar to buying carbon credits.
Well, I will take a back seat to no one in seeing cynicism in just about everything Obama does, including the degree to which he wants to push ethanol.

Obama wants to end the "
tyranny of oil"...
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the country that faced down the tyranny of fascism and communism is now called to challenge the tyranny of oil.
...by pushing biofuels...
The Obama-Harkin fuel standard embraces the growth of the renewable fuels market, including corn-based ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, and biodiesel
...to usher in the "tyranny of corn"?
...environmentalists have warned that the biofuel craze can do as much or more damage to the environment as dirty fossil fuels-a concern reflected throughout the [U.N.] report, which was being released Tuesday in New York, by U.N.-Energy, a consortium of 20 U.N. agencies and programs.
Please tell me that Obama is not driven on this issue in this direction to this level of forcefulness by the fact that his home state of Illinois is the second largest producer of corn in the U.S. and that Iowa, a key state in the Democratic primaries is the largest.

Because that would be cynical.