Dem Candidate for NJ Gov Opposes PennEast, After He $upported It

Phil Murphy

There is a primary and general election later this year for the office of governor in New Jersey. Democrats are crawling all over themselves to try and win the nomination. All of them have made the PennEast Pipeline a campaign issue by opposing it (“I hate it”…”No, I hate it more!”). It is an appeal to the unhinged, radical environmental movement in the state–a movement that seems to have much more power than its size suggests it should. In what we find rather amusing (and disgusting, at the same time), the leading Democrat candidate, Phil Murphy, previously invested in the companies that are behind the PennEast Pipeline project. Now he says he opposes the pipeline…

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