In the 2004 election cycle, Ken Salazar ran as a new kind of Democrat:a guy not beholden to liberal ideology –a guy who would do what’s right for the country. And that rhetoric proved effective in Colorado;Salazar won his Senate seat.
This week, the interior department will unveil new regulationsto allow the sale of oil shale leases on federal land. In the western states, those leases could eventually unlock up to 800
But guess who’s standing inthe way? Senator Ken Salazar, Democrat, Colorado. Last year he slipped language into a billto bar the federal government from issuing final regulations for commercial oil-shale development.
Even with $4-a-gallon gasoline, Salazar and his fellow Democrats are
The moral(in case you haven’t figuredthis out)is that “new Democrats” don’t exist –except when running for office. In office, they’re the same old liberals thatthey’ve always been,and they don’t give a rat’s rear end about youor what’s right for the country… it’s only about themselves.
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