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I’m Afraid to Say…

Kerry is running rings around Newt at the moment, constantly interrupting him and taking his time, while painting Newt as using government solutions while he is using private sector solutions.

Newt is responding with the question of what encourages China and India most, which is where he could turn the tables on Kerry by arguing the adaptation point.
He should also be able to point out how the labor-intensive nature of wind power, which Kerry is lauding as job-creating, is an indicator of how uncompetitive it is.

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