Quote of the Day: Come Visit Sunny Germany!

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From Fox Business reporter Shibani Joshi, explaining why Germany, whose capital is at about the same latitude as Edmonton, has adopted solar power more successfully than the United States:

They’re a smaller country, and they’ve got lots of sun. Right? They’ve got a lot more sun than we do.

Let’s examine this step by step. No, wait. Let’s not. Let’s just allow this to sit here in all its glory, while you let it sink in. Then, if you still want to examine it step by step, check out Steve Benen, who has far more stamina than I do.

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