While the first 20 to 30 minutes of President Joe Biden's State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening was pretty tame and uneventful, what followed after didn't do him any favors in the credibility department.
After two years of everyone within the Biden regime telling Americans that they need to switch practically everything they own to electric or some other kind of green energy, Biden walked back his condemnation of oil and gas by intimating what Republicans already knew. In fact, after bashing the profits of the oil industry, he basically repeated a Republican talking point about energy consumption and oil deals before making a comment that did nothing except make Republicans laugh in response.
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When I talked to a couple of them [oil companies], they said, 'We're afraid you're going to shut down all the oil wells, all the oil refineries anyway, so why should we invest in them?' I said, 'We're going to need oil for at least another decade and beyond that.' We're going to need it.
No duh, Mr. President. Tell us something we don't know.
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