Suddenly, Bernie Sanders gets practical about not eliminating fossil fuels

When questioned by a student yesterday, socialist Bernie Sanders unwittingly illustrated Robert Conquest’s First Law of Politics: “Everyone is conservative about what he knows best.” 

For the rest of us, Sanders “knows” that we have to stop using fossil fuels entirely, at a (lowball) cost of $16 trillion, within 10 years.

But what Sanders “knows best” in this case is his own schedule and needs, both personal and political. That’s why when a student asked him yesterday if he was going to practice what he preaches and stop using fossil fuels in his campaign, mockery was the result:

 

 

Photo credit: Twitter video screen grab

When questioned by a student yesterday, socialist Bernie Sanders unwittingly illustrated Robert Conquest’s First Law of Politics: “Everyone is conservative about what he knows best.” 

For the rest of us, Sanders “knows” that we have to stop using fossil fuels entirely, at a (lowball) cost of $16 trillion, within 10 years.

But what Sanders “knows best” in this case is his own schedule and needs, both personal and political. That’s why when a student asked him yesterday if he was going to practice what he preaches and stop using fossil fuels in his campaign, mockery was the result:

 

 

Photo credit: Twitter video screen grab