In an editorial published yesterday, the New York Post weighed in resoundingly against the potential moratorium on natural gas drilling passed by the state's Assembly last week. The logic? Fracking equals jobs:
Even proponents admit that most lawmakers really had no idea what they were voting for -- but say the bill was needed "to send a message."
It does, all right -- and, again, that may wind up costing Upstate thousands of desperately needed new jobs.
Fact is, no other state in the nation bans hydrofracking.
So what's the point?