Thursday, September 6, 2012

Democrats and Republicans Support Harmful Ethanol Subsidies for the Sake of Votes



The federal mandate to turn corn into motor fuel is bad for the environment and raises food prices. But both parties need corn-state votes too much to care.

Corn ethanol is the Franken fuel of American politics. Neither party, neither candidate dares question the program that requires motorists to buy a corrosive, low-heat-content, hydrophilic fuel adulterant—even though that program is now consuming 37 percent of all American corn production and driving up food prices.
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The Daily Beast 

Judy Morris,
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