... this brings to mind the Apartheid supporters of the past, seeking to justify Apartheid as a bastion of free enterprise, despite all the anti free market laws that Apartheid legislated e.g. restricting movement of labour!
How can you argue against subsidies for renewable energy and insist on subsidies for fossil fuels!?
That is sheer blatant hypocrisy.
America is a great nation (the only one to have ever democratically voted a member of an ethnic minority as its President - something that Americanophobics never acknowledge!) but despite this tranches of hypocritical vested interests remain clawed in, unwilling to let go, their primal instincts overcoming them.