Newsbusters by Topm Blurner
In an item likely targeted for mid-morning Saturday publication in the hope that few would notice it, the Associated Press’s James MacPherson covered “SIGNS OF (an) OIL BOOMLET IN NORTH DAKOTA AFTER PIPELINE FINISHED.” The “pipeline” in question is the Dakota Access Pipeline the hard-left so despises.
Though it inexplicably took the AP reporter four paragraphs to identify the pipeline as the DAPL, the most remarkable aspect of the story was his specific identification of its vast economic benefits in the space of a mere three paragraphs….
In the process, he employed a term which almost never makes it into establishment press reporting, but which is crucial to an economy’s success (bolds are mine throughout this post):
Industry officials and others say the uptick comes from a bump in crude prices, regulatory certainty with the more drill-friendly Trump administration, better technology, and the prospect of nearly half of the state’s crude coursing through the disputed Dakota Access Pipeline, which could open markets abroad where top prices are typically fetched[…]
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