Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon launched the group Artists Against Fracking yesterday at a presser in New York City. Mark Ruffalo (“The Hulk” in the Avengers movie) joined them. The group, with supposedly over 180 artists as members, is targeting one person: Gov. Andrew Cuomo. They are attempting to pressure Cuomo into banning the miracle of hydraulic fracturing in New York State. Ono and Lennon sent him a letter on Monday with their artist buddies as signatories, requesting him to “just say no” (apparently there are some chemicals they do oppose).
The Ono/Lennon letter must be super secret because there are no public copies to be found, but somehow good ‘ole AP got their hands on a copy. Here’s the AP’s very few quotes and comments on the letter to Cuomo: