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'I Love Fossil Fuels!' Oil Propaganda in Kids' Earth Day Contest

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Published on Mar 24, 2013

"arth Day is April 22, and today is the last day children in Utah can send in their submissions for the state-sponsored Earth Day poster contest lauding fossil fuel production.

This year's theme is "Where Would WE Be Without Oil, Gas & Mining?"

Last year's theme was "How Do YOU Use Oil, Gas, and Mining?"*

In a blatant show of propaganda, Utah's Society of Petroleum Engineers sponsored and the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining engineered an Earth Day contest for children without focus on conservatism. In fact, the theme was: "Where would WE be without oil, gas and mining?" Ana Kasparian and Dave Rubin (Rubin Report) discuss.

*Read more from Think Progress:
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013...

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