These people are shameless.
We all know the decision today by the Obama White House to destroy tens of thousands of American jobs and ship American energy security to the Chinese was nothing but pure politics.
But, today White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, claimed the Keystone decision was made for the children.
Real Clear Politics reported:
CARNEY: Even prior to the signing of that legislation (extending payroll tax cut), the State Department, which again reviews this process, made clear that setting an arbitrary deadline through this purely political effort would put the State Department in a corner.
[It] would severely hamper their ability to review an alternate route and a new pipeline route in the proper way, a way that has long been established by precedent and that would take into consideration all the criteria that are so important in decisions like this. Economic impact, national security impact, environmental impact, the effect on the water that our children breathe — rather, the water our children drink and the air that they breathe.
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Yes. They just played the kids card. Unreal.