Three quarters of Americans think our oil and gas resources are under-exploited 

For politicians seeking a winning issue, there is still a lot of ground to be gained from the "drill, baby drill" meme, a new Rasmussen Reports poll shows:

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows that just 19% believe the United States does enough to develop its own gas and oil resources. Seventy-five percent (75%) do not think the country is doing enough in this area.

You could call that "fertile ground." The environmentalists, known for winning broad but shallow majorities on their most important issues, aren't winning this one.

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David Freddoso

David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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