Conservative Leadership Candidate Backs Carbon Tax During Debate. You Can Guess How Well That Went Over
‘I’m going to get real with everybody’
It’s a political and economic loser.
Perhaps it is time to debate the problem rather than the solution.
Both would make energy way more expensive
‘That’s a bad deal’
‘These higher costs would then cascade through the economy in the form of higher prices…’
‘My heat and hydro now cost me more than my mortgage.’
Washington residents will be stuck with even more taxes and no environmental gains to show for it.
The carbon tax is an ideologically driven regulation in search of a problem that does not exist.
‘There are many ways you can place a price on carbon, I think regulation is one of them’
‘The private sector is in general inept’
A carbon tax can supercharge the conservative economic agenda, if Republicans let it.
‘Republicans in the Congress are going to take some time to warm up to this proposal’