The Gulf Coast oil spill and cap and trade
A new ad from VoteVets.org views the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as another reason for the U.S. to pursue energy independence.
"Thing is, a clean American energy plan would cut our dependence on oil in half. It's more power for America, made here in America," says Evan Wolf, a Louisiana National Guardsman, who appears in the ad.
We looked into their claim that cap-and-trade energy legislation "would cut our dependence on oil in half." We rated the statement Half True. Read our complete report for details and to view the complete ad.