The political charade of Obama’s Keystone rejection

fter a seven-year stalemate, the Obama administration is finally getting around to killing the Keystone XL pipeline.

Keystone would have carried oil from Canada through the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico. It probably would have created some jobs and limited America’s dependence on foreign oil. So why did Obama kill it?

The short answer is he bowed to liberal environmentalists who have long pressured his administration to crush Keystone.

This is unfortunate.

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