As most of us in the audience in Asheville presumed, this is the segment of the afternoon upon which the press coverage of the first Lt. Governors debate has focused. I think it's important for everyone to see the unexpurgated exchange.
Dan Besse coins a priceless term here: the "Twisted Incentive". Dan had the unenviable experience of watching this summer as the State Legislature overturned a law he wrote in 1982 which applied oversight to the financing of new power plants. The loophole opened by the missing statute provides a "twisted incentive" for new construction to proceed and thus: a new coal burning power plant for Cliffside.