How do you know when Jeanne Shaheen is panicked? When she’s forced to directly lie about her own record to Granite Staters.
During the debate last night, Scott Brown discussed the importance of nuclear power – mentioning that Senator Shaheen opposed it. An exasperated Shaheen threw her arms in the air and was adamant that she didn’t oppose nuclear power.
It was an odd response, considering her opposition to Seabrook in the mid-1980’s. Don’t take our word for it, take Jeanne Shaheen’s. In 1986, she told UPI that nuclear power “is not a safe way to generate power.” (“Nuclear Power Campaign Issue In New Hampshire,” United Press International, 10/11/86). Here’s Jeanne Shaheen on video in 1987 arguing against nuclear power: