Staunch opponents of the government protecting the public create an energy guide to scare kids about the dangers of regulation.
The Chamber of Commerce (long an loud opponent of any rules to protect the public) wants to scare kids about energy regulation. In a "teaching guide" that will go out to roughly 100,000 classrooms, thanks to their witless partners at Scholastic, they suggest this discussion question:
What do you think could happen if one of our energy sources were suddenly unavailable (e.g., power plant maintenance, government curb on production, etc.)?