Romney Hits Obama On Solyndra, Wasting Money

I think we can put this in the category of being direct retaliation for Team Obama’s hits on Mitt’s Bain record

(The Hill) Mitt Romney’s campaign is out with a new video that takes aim at White House support for the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra and other taxpayer-supported green energy companies.

The video released Tuesday revives GOP attacks on green energy programs and adds to the political thrust-and-parry between Romney and President Obama over their records on economic stewardship. (snip)

Defenders of the loan guarantees say that while Solyndra’s demise was unfortunate, the overall program has succeeded in backing companies that have created jobs and helped expand renewable component manufacturing and green power generation.

How many jobs? Not many. And it doesn’t count when a job is created then lost. As we learn from Andrew Bolt

Obama spent $90 billion of his stimulus package on green energy projects, including weatherization of buildings and development of electric vehicles. Yet, by the end of last year, just 16,100 people landed new jobs in the so-called green industry, Labor Department statistics show…

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