A video criticizing the current U.S. administration’s business and energy policies has gone viral, as American gear up for election season.
Americans For Limited Government (ALG), a non-partisan group, launched ‘If I wanted America to fail’, inspired by Paul Harvey’s essay, If I Were The Devil, slamming President Obama’s policies on a raft of issues, from housing to mining.
The video starts with the haunting words:
“If I wanted America to fail, to follow, not lead; to suffer, not prosper; to despair, not dream; I’d start with energy.
I’d cut off America’s supply of cheap abundant energy.
I couldn’t take it by force.
I’d make Americans feel guilty for using energy that heats their homes, fuels their cars, runs their businesses and powers their economy.
I’d make cheap energy expensive so that expensive energy would seem cheap.
I would empower unelected bureaucrats to outlaw America’s most abundant sources of energy.
After banning its use in America, I would make it illegal for American companies to ship it overseas….”