Rep. Rob Bishop says passage of clean energy bill will be as tragic as the death of Michael Jackson.
"Rep. Rob Bishop says passage of clean energy bill will be as tragic as the death of Michael Jackson."
Yesterday on Fox Business, anchor David Asman hosted a round table dedicated to smearing the Waxman-Markey clean energy economy legislation. The discussion, including Fox Business’ Cody Willard and the Heritage Foundation’s David Kreutzer, lacked a single proponent of the bill. Concluding the segment, Asman asked Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) — an opponent not just of clean energy legislation, but of green jobs in general — if the bill would pass the House. He responded with a morbid comparison:
ASMAN: Congressman Bishop is there any chance at all that this thing won’t pass tomorrow?
BISHOP: Well there’s hope, we’ll see if — I mean you guys covered a national tragedy today, let’s hope we don’t give you a tragedy tomorrow as well.
Earlier during the programming (the segment aired at 7:30 eastern time), the death of Michael Jackson was announced.