Amid Attacks, Obama Tries to Maintain High Ground on Energy

The Daily Beast
Mar. 21, 2012

The White House “has seen how central energy is to the political narrative over the last four years and has been determined to occupy the populist ground,” says Paul Bledsoe, a senior energy analyst with Washington’s Bipartisan Policy Center. “The question is, are they now in danger of losing the populist narrative?” The jury may still be out on the answer. But the administration isn’t wasting time.