What John Podesta's annoying hippie-punching tells us about Obama’s climate agenda

If Obama goes big on natural gas, he could undermine his main environmental goals

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This week, President Obama's special adviser John Podesta dropped a few classic Washington bromides about those unreasonable environmentalists:

"If you oppose all fossil fuels and you want to turn that switch off tomorrow, that is a completely impractical way of moving toward a clean-energy future," Podesta told reporters during a roundtable discussion at the White House.

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