“He’s [McCain] just witless about this stuff. As a lifelong Republican, I’m supporting Obama.”In the original article Simmons goes on to explain that McCain just doesn't get it with his off-shore drilling and nuclear plant energy policy proposals. It's shocking to see just how many people (republicans and independents) McCain has disuaded from supporting him with the terrible ideas he wants to pursue as our nations leader. I'd think republicans tend not to rub each other the wrong way -I thought maybe Simmons just doesn't like McCain- because for Simmons to go out and specifically criticise McCains energy policy while at the same time stating he supports Obama really says it all about the depth of McCains policy and (lack of) understanding on the issues.
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Matt Simmons: "McCain Doesn't Have a Clue"
More damning evidence that McCain simply doesn't understand the world we live in, particularly when it comes to Energy, is Matthew Simmons' endorsement of Barack Obama. Simmons is a lifelong republican, Texas oilman and energy adviser to Bush and Cheney in the early years of the administration. Scanning through various blogger headlines I found the above endorsement: