The solar dance: the amazing success story that’s one lost public dollar from collapse

 

 

From the John Locke Foundation…

 

Supporters of keeping costly mandates and subsidies for the solar industry in North Carolina are having to make a very strange argument. Essentially, they have to hail the solar industry as a North Carolina success story while simultaneously arguing that removing all the artificial state-mandated props would completely destroy it. Solar is the epitome of the Unsustainable Sustainable Energy Source.

It’s a bit like saying Zacchaeus was actually a very, very tall man, but in discussing his stature you absolutely must include the height of the sycamore tree. (Incidentally, prior to his famous encounter, Zacchaeus subsided off ill-gotten tax revenues.)

Consider this weekend’s big story in The News & Observer, under the heading “Possible tax credit repeal could threaten N.C. solar.” This strange rhetorical dance was on full display there. Here are quotations from the article:

 

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