Why Don’t Journalists Ask Fossil Fuel CEOs Whether THEIR Industry Can “Stand On Its Own Two Feet” Without Subsidies?

All of which again raises the question: why don't journalists badger fossil fuel CEOs -- ExxonMobil, Chevron, Peabody Energy, Arch Coal, Alpha Natural Resources, or utilities like Ohio's FirstEnergy with their hands out for a "coal bailout" - every time they interview them about whether their industry can "stand on its own two feet economically now, or does it still rely on subsidies?" If nothing else, the answers, or more likely non-answers, to that question could be highly revealing.
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Faced with Plummeting Price of Clean Energy, Fossil Fuel Interests Double Down on Discredited Arguments

The bottom line is that the fossil fuel industry simply doesn't have any serious arguments at this point, which is why they cling so tightly both to their government subsidies and also to the discredited falsehoods they've been trotting out for years. Meanwhile, renewable energy just keeps growing, falling in price, bringing clean power and sustainable economic growth to hundreds of millions around the world -- all with far less government support than fossil fuels receive.
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