also, never mind that we can alternatively fuel almost anything now, and with a little innovation and funding we wouldn’t have that reliance on the other guy’s oil anymore anyway, because
WE ARE CONSERVATIVE. WE HAVE CONSERVATIVE VALUES. IF IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR MY DADDY, BY GOD, IT’S GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME. AND FOR MY SON, AND HIS SON, TOO! SHAME ON YOU FOR SUGGESTING WE JUST THROW AWAY OUR SOLID VALUES AND GENERATIONS OF HISTORY!
if we start using inexpensive and abundant sources to fuel our nation, how’m I gonna grow my money bigger??? No, sir. I gotta CONSERVE my wealth no matter how many things have to be destroyed to make that happen.