Missing the point?

Read today’s News & Observer, and you’ll get the sense that two leading N.C. House Republicans want to delay hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in North Carolina.

Watch the entire news conference on which the N&O article is based, and one suspects you’ll take away a different message. No one involved believes the “fracking” will take place tomorrow, but those two Republican legislators both expressed their interest in moving the process forward.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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