Romney accuses Obama of waging ‘war on coal’ as pair trade blows on energy policy


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WASHINGTON — Barack Obama and Mitt Romney sparred over energy policy Tuesday, with the president mocking his opponent’s stand on wind power and the Republican challenger accusing the incumbent of waging a “war on coal.”

In Iowa, a centre of wind energy production in the United States, Mr. Obama noted Mr. Romney once dismissed wind power, saying, “You can’t drive a car with a windmill on it.”

“I don’t know if he’s actually tried that. I know he’s had other things on his car,” Mr. Obama joked, referring to the often-repeated tale of a Romney family road trip with their dog in a carrier strapped to the car roof.

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“But if he wants to learn something about wind, all he’s got to do is pay attention to what you’ve been doing here in Iowa.”

Campaigning in coal-rich eastern Ohio, Mr. Romney…

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