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E-M:/ abraham: "a wise choice" for energy secretary?

Enviro-Mich message from Dave Dempsey <davemec@voyager.net>

Today's Detroit News contains a column by George Weeks praising the 
nomination of defeated ex-Senator Spencer Abraham to be energy czar.


Mr. Weeks says that some environmentalists should blame themselves for the 
appointment, because by voting for Nader, they helped elect Bush, and, 
"they also should recognize there are Michigan Democrats on Capitol Hill 
who are just as chummy with the auto industry as Abraham has been. The 
reason: Jobs. Jobs. Jobs."

Until Mr. Weeks, other pundits, and politicians of all stripes recognize 
that U.S. auto jobs can be generated by building fuel-efficient cars, 
Michigan is headed for another auto recession like we faced in 1980-81.

Dave Dempsey
Michigan Environmental Council
119 Pere Marquette, Suite 2A
Lansing, MI 48912

517-487-9539 (phone)
517-487-9541 (fax)


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