Why Do Republicans Hate Bicycles So Much?


"A major component of the Democrats' energy legislation is, and the Democrats' answer to the energy crisis is, hold on, wait one minute, I'm not making this up, it is"promoting the use of the bicycle! Watch this extraordinary two minute video of Rep Patrick McHenry decrying "19th century technology for a 21st century problem."

In Colorado more recently, Sen. Josh Penry says "[Gov] Bill Ritter's 'New Energy Economy' now has a mascot: it is the bicycling politician who thinks we can peddle our way to energy independence, This is the most absurd, ridiculous and totally convincing explanation of why Colorado Democrats are clueless when it comes to addressing our energy crisis." Rep Frank McNulty says "I'd like to see how they expect a mother of three in my district to get her kids to school and to buy groceries for her family using a bicycle." So would I, Frank McNulty, so would I. via ::The Sietch
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