Endless Pipeline Fights Make a Mockery of the Rule of Law

MINOT, N.D. — Pipelines are legal in the United States of America.

It sometimes doesn’t seem that way.

On Wednesday, we got the news that a federal judge has created yet another delay in the decade-long fight to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which has now spanned three presidential administrations.

We’ve been having this debate since Bush the Younger was President. What issue related to the pipeline could be left unexplored at this point?

The legal strategy of the left-wing activists who file endless lawsuits against pipelines is the throw-mud-until-something-sticks approach.

It’s been effective.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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