CNBC’s Santelli warns of ‘third-world’ status with progressive energy policies

Jeff Poor
The Daily Caller

On Sean Hannity’s Thursday radio show, CNBC CME Group floor reporter Rick Santelli, considered by many to be the father of the tea party movement, explained to listeners what “progressive” economics means when it comes to energy policy — high gas prices.

“Listen,” Santelli said. “I deal with economists. Progressive economists — they want $10 and $15 gas prices because they think they can have a windmill that will go on my ’64 Pontiac and power me downtown from the ‘burbs every day. It’s reprehensible.”…

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