Knives, guns, and gas

04/14/2014
In a famous scene in the 1987 movie The Untouchables, tough cop Jimmy Malone (played by Sean Connery) colorfully illustrates the resolve needed to bring gangster Al Capone (Robert De Niro) to justice. "You want to get Capone?" Malone asks Federal Agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner). "Here's how you get him: He pulls a knife; you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital; you send one of his to the morgue. That's the Chicago way, and that's how you get Capone." In the making of energy policy, supporters of oil and gas development seem reluctant to acknowledge they confront the Chicago way. They carry knives into a gunfight. The militant argument for expedited LNG-e...
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