Washington Post opinion writer Charles Lane poses 14 questions for Democratic presidential frontrunner and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders – two of which are particularly relevant to the future of American energy:
4. You seek to end all oil and gas fracking by 2025, abolishing an industry that directly or indirectly employs tens of thousands of people at often good-paying blue-collar jobs in states such as Colorado, Ohio, New Mexico, North Dakota and Texas. There are 80,000 fracking-related jobs just in Pennsylvania, which President Trump carried by 44,292 votes in 2016.
If these working-class Americans asked for a detailed plan