I had this notion that I could convince people who were skeptical of national Democrats to vote for me because I could bring home the bacon, or because I could find some personal pitch to them.
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But it was very hard for people to separate me out from Hillary Clinton. All their ads were Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, John Edwards, and me. They said I was more liberal than these guys, and that if I went to Washington I’d be supporting their agenda. I found that extremely difficult to overcome.Tags in Hard
In the U.S. I think there are really two reasons we should pursue energy policy. One is climate change, and the second is this notion that the oil market is cartel-ized by people, some of whom are friendly, some of whom are not, some of whom are in a more ambivalent position to us.
There are philosophical issues involved in that about choosing the right discount rate, the value, the future, and things like that which drive it. But its start with the premise that global warming is real and if you’re a denier of that fact, then you’re not going to find climate change mitigation policies to have particular appeal.
|Birth:||11th March, 1967|
Brad Carson was born in Winslow, Arizona. He is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Oklahoma who currently serves as the Under Secretary of the Army. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2005. As a Rhodes Scholar, Carson went to Trinity College, Oxford, and earned a second B.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. He attended the University of Oklahoma College of Law, graduating at the top of his class in 1994. In January 2010, Carson assumed a position as professor of business and law and director of the National Energy Policy Institute, a non-profit energy policy organization funded by billionaire George Kaiser's family foundation, and located at The University of Tulsa.
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