The hypocrisy is so thick here you can cut it with a knife. While blasting Obama for Solyndra, house Republicans sought 11.8 billion in funding for green projects in their own districts. And here is the latest case in which a Republican, attempting to make Solyndra an "Obama" scandal, supported a green project on behalf of a solar company, with the same problems as Solyndra. Is Solyndra an Obama scandal, or is this yet another case of Republican douchebaggery? You be the judge. Answer the poll.House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who has criticized the administration for its failed loan guarantee to the firm Solyndra, urged the Energy Department to approve funding assistance for a Michigan solar company that said last week it is halting operations.
Upton and 13 other Michigan lawmakers sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu in December 2009 recommending Auburn Hills-based United Solar Ovonics for a loan under President Obama’s economic stimulus bill.
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