The editorial "Obama's approach to 'green' energy costly to Americans" incorrectly suggests that President Obama originated current ethanol policy, which was instituted by George W. Bush. Moreover, Republican candidate Mitt Romney supported its continuance.
(Reuters 8-23-2012 "Romney energy pan supports US ethanol mandate".) A large body of nonpartisan economic analysis suggests the ethanol subsidies are highly wasteful and inefficient.
Prof. Tom Knapp
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