It didn't take long for the Consumers Union—publisher of a nonprofit consumer magazine and, lately, water-carrier for the Progressive agenda—to take advantage of the Gulf spill to push another of the Progessive's agenda items.
In an email with subject line
Had enough? They are using corporate bad-boy BP to push enacting the Administration's cap and trade bill.
The email, signed by Shannon Baker-Branstetter of Consumers Union of the U.S., ends with the following promise (threat?)
You’ll be hearing more from us as we push for a comprehensive energy policy that prioritizes clean energy, rewards innovators, punishes polluters, and encourages consumers to put efficiency to work in our homes.