Saturday, March 9, 2013

Van Jones: Keystone XL Would Be "The Obama Pipeline"

The State Department released a draft environmental impact statement contending that there is "no conclusive environmental reason" that the Keystone XL Pipeline, running from Canada, should not be built. Interviewed on CNN, former Obama adviser Van Jones warns that corrosive tar sands from Canada threaten the U.S. environment, and he dismantles myths, promulgated by Wolf Blitzer, regarding the project's supposed employment and energy independence benefits. Jones warns that this would be "the Obama Pipeline"–and if it leaks, Obama's "legacy could be the worst oil disaster in American farmland history." Watch:

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