Obama 2008: Cap & Trade Will Cause Electricity Rates to Skyrocket… Obama 2009: Only Polluters Will Pay

We’re All Polluters Now…

At Today’s Press Conference, President Obama Said That Climate Change Legislation Would Be “Paid For By The Polluters.”

PRES. OBAMA: “At a time of great fiscal challenges, this legislation is paid for by the polluters who currently emit the dangerous carbon emissions that contaminate the water we drink and pollute the air we breathe.” (President Obama, Press Conference, Washington, D.C., 6/23/09)

But, that isn’t what he said last year.
Last year he told a reporter with The San Francisco Chronicle that his cap and trade energy plan would cause electricity rates to skyrocket:

“Under my plan of a cap and trade system electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket. Businesses would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money. They will pass that cost onto consumers.”

Barack Obama admitted in an interview with The San Francisco Chronicle during the campaign that cap and trade energy policy would “cause electricity prices to skyrocket.”
Here’s more on this Obama business buster:

Via Special Report with Bret Baier

It’s funny how talking points and facts change when you’re pushing a new ginormous tax on Americans, isn’t it?

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