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  • Illustration: Energy CAP by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    KISH: The left's energy CAP

    When the Center for American Progress (CAP, or as wags suggest, Center for Reversing American Progress) issues a press release calling for higher energy taxes, you can bet it's going to sound a whole lot like the Obama administration. No left-wing organization is more closely tied to the White House since ACORN slunk away than the Center for American Progress, whose president, John Podesta, headed President Obama's transition team. His team vetted the personnel and developed the policies largely responsible for the president's performance so far. When those people leave the administration, they go right over to CAP, two high-profile cases being "green jobs czar" Van Jones and "climate and energy czar" Carol M. Browner.

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