Submitted by admin on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 19:59
From the Boston Globe, July 11, 2011:
ENLIGHTENED MOMENTS in politics are few and far between. Populism has a lot to do with it; playing to fear, anger, and other emotions is a safe move politically, and what the media love most. That’s why New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to lift a ban on hydraulic fracturing - also known as “fracking’’ - should be celebrated as a victory for rational thought.
Read it all. http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2011/0...