The Left and their cohorts in the media love a personal story to illustrate the need for a government-centered society. Here’s one they wish they could manipulate.
It is time for our leaders in Congress – the ones lifted into power by a conservative wave – to take a bold, principled stand and put an end to energy subsidies. These subsidies distort private sector investment, waste taxpayer dollars, and allow the government to pick winners and losers.
Whether they're talking about Obamacare, reining in regulation or overhauling our tax code, it's clear they get it on the big issues. However, when called upon to play small ball, many seem to leave their conservative credentials on the bench.