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GOP Mines Coal-Country Anxieties

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Posted on February 15 2010 6:00 pm
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by Jonathan Martin

Republicans believe there are three words so powerful that they might reshape the political order in an economically-beleaguered corner of the country: War on coal.

With Democrats holding total control of the federal government and a cap-and-trade bill still looming, the GOP is fanning widespread coal country fears that the national Democratic Party is hostile to the coal mining industry, if not outright committed to its demise.

Read more at Politico.

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