Elizabeth Dole votes with George Bush 92% of the time. Here is one more reason why we need someone who votes with North Carolinians 100% of the time instead:
Day 89: Dole & Big Oil
While She Says One Thing To North Carolinians, Dole Does Another in Washington. She continues to talk the talk, but when votes are cast, she continually does Big Oil and Gas’ bidding at the expense of working families. Despite record profits, Dole has allowed Big Oil and Gas to keep $17 billion in tax incentives instead of investing in renewable energy.
Dole: “I have put forward a comprehensive energy plan that immediately addresses high gas prices and increases energy independence over the long term – and I promise to fight for its passage in the United States Senate.” [Dole Update Email, 8/6/08]
REALITY: DOLE VOTED TO GIVE TAX BREAKS TO OIL COMPANIES, AND THEN REFUSED TO TAKE THEM AWAY DESPITE RECORD PROFITS
Read the entire post to read more on today's reason about why Elizabeth Dole is wrong for North Carolina and check back for updates over the next 89 days.