Antis Trot Out 60s Hippie Icon for NH Stop the Pipeline Concert

Tom RushWe have to chuckle. Anti-drillers are so predictable. As we’ve said going back as far as an event we attended in Binghamton when the former mayor of DISH, Texas, Calvin Tilman (in 2010), we observed that many in the audience are 60s hippies with a new cause in life–to oppose drilling/pipelines/fossil fuels in general (see DISH, Texas Mayor Calvin Tillman Visits Binghamton – Marcellus Drilling News was There). That impression–seeing old men with graying long hair in pony tails (bald on top)–has been repeatedly reinforced at other events we’ve attended over the years where antis organized or attended. Yes that’s probably painting with too broad a brush–but it’s funny, because there’s a lot of truth to it. Witness the latest: Anti-fossil fuelers in New England have are dragging out a 60s hippie, singer/songwriter Tom Rush, to headline an anti-natural gas pipeline concert in New Hampshire…

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