PA Dem Gov Candidate McGinty’s Love/Hate Relationship with Fracking

This is interesting. Kathleen McGinty, like John Hanger, is a former Secretary for the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection. And like Hanger, she’s running in a crowded field of candidates seeking to be the Democrat nominee for governor come this November. Unlike Hanger, however, she says she is not in favor of her party’s dangerously stupid idea of a Marcellus fracking moratorium. However, she does want to tax and regulate the Marcellus industry to death, just like Hanger and her other Democrat comrades.

McGinty doesn’t stand a chance of getting the nomination. Neither does Hanger. But what the heck, it’s interesting to see them flail about when they talk about the miracle of hydraulic fracturing and try to explain why fracking is not the best thing since sliced bread for PA’s otherwise poor (Obama) economy. They twist themselves into verbal knots trying to both embrace shale drilling and reject it at the same time…

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