Skip to comments.Chu Him Out: The "Nobel Prize-winning physicist" pleads stupidity on Solyndra.
Posted on 11/17/2011 6:11:46 AM PST by bestintxas
"The American people just like your teenage kids aren't acting in a way that they should act," Energy Secretary Steven Chu said in 2009. Chu was comparing Americans to heedless youth for resisting the left's environmentalist decrees. The comment came as the Energy Department embarked on a nationwide tour of 6,000 schools to hector children about "climate change" and as it propagandized the "broader public about how important clean energy industries are to our competitive position in the global economy."
Lecturing the American people on responsibility and global economics was a comfortable stance for Chu at the time. Americans were expected to genuflect before his lab coat. He was, after all, an unimpeachable man of science -- a "Nobel prize-winning" physicist, as the Obama administration repeated with comic frequency. How could he possibly be wrong about the promise of green jobs? Besides, another brilliant thinker, Van Jones, had vouched for Chu's program. (Obama saw in this aspiring Marxist an expert on what makes economies hum and made him "green jobs czar.")
But now Chu finds himself sitting before Congress as the subject of lectures on irresponsibility, having been exposed by the Solyndra scandal as far more reckless in his spending and judgment than any wayward youth.
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Social Media Warriors need to remind everyone that Chu wanted $12 per gallon gas in the US....
I take it you don’t follow instructions to paint your roof white.
I was just about to get me a bucket of white paint and a brush and go paint the freeway during rush hour.
My dreams are shattered.
I’m still waiting to see a Nobel Prize for common sense.
This is just exactly how the "Elite" Marxists think about their subjects. Only the elite know what is best for the unwashed masses. Out with the regime! Out! Out! Out!
That is the problem with this entire administration ...drunk with power, thinking that we are but lesser mortals, spreading the wealth around to their buddies. Disgusting human debris, all of them.
If we don't vote them out in '12, it will be our fault. Their dirty dealings with power hungry cronies have been laid bare for all to see.
It looks like Chu was told he was going to be the scapegoat.
The title should be “Chu Falls on His Sword”.
The media barely mentions Solyndra.
What is the chance they’ll make BrightSource a big story??