Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Anti-Keystone ad quashed by NBC for being an ‘attack of a personal nature’

The anti-Keystone group NextGen Climate Action, founded by San Francisco billionaire and environmental activist Thomas Steyer, tried to have an ad run during President Barack Obama’s appearance on NBC’s the “Tonight Show.”
The ad depicts TransCanada CEO Russ Girling sliding down the Keystone XL pipeline and claiming it will raise oil prices and benefit China’s energy independence, not America’s.
However, the controversial ad did not air, and NextGen is demanding that NBC produce an affidavit swearing that they were not pressured by the fossil fuel industry to quash it.
Via: The Daily Caller

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