Skip to comments.Obama Claims Credit for U.S. Energy Boom Since He Left Office [semi-satire]
Posted on 12/03/2018 8:34:24 AM PST by John Semmens
Concerned that President Trump might unjustly be credited with the countrys current energy boom former President Obama hastened to point out to voters that none of what we are seeing today wouldve been possible if not for the actions taken during my administration.
For eight years my administration did everything it could to suppress energy production in the United States, Obama pointed out. We blocked coal production. We discouraged fracking. We denied drilling permits wherever we could. We prevented pipeline and refinery construction. When I left office, gasoline was nearly $4 per gallon. The energy sector was languishing under our smothering regulations. Without this low point, the upside potential for the Trump Administrations stimulative initiatives would have been negligible. I dont want people to forget that if it werent for the bust that my policies engineered there never couldve been a Trump boom.
Obamas claim earned him a Trump tweet thanking him for clarifying the record. You heard it from the horses mouth, if Obama hadnt tied the energy industrys hands for eight years there wouldnt have been anything for me to deregulate. He is like a kidnapper taking credit when police finally locate and release the victim whose regained freedom wouldnt have been possible if not for being held captive. Now, why is this admitted malefactor a Nobel Prize winner?
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