Good thing for Democrats that they can afford to write off the South, where no one in their right mind would vote for them. Southerners, who are largely dependent on electric heat, have been experiencing record cold. Today’s weather report:
A snow and ice storm will severely impact travelers and residents from Louisiana to the Carolinas through midweek.
The event could be the worst ice storm for parts of the Southin more than 10 years.
Meanwhile, ostensibly to combat conspicuously nonexistent global warming, Obama is following through on his campaign promise to make electricity pricesskyrocket:
Dr. Julio Friedmann, the deputy assistant secretary for clean coal at the Department of Energy, told House lawmakers that the first generation of carbon capture and storage technology would increase wholesale electricity prices by “70 or 80 percent.”