Obama betrayed blue-collar workers for urbanite hipsters, says Sen. Hatch

"President Obama has traded in the hard hat and lunch bucket category of the Democratic Party for the hipster fedora and a double skim latte," said Hatch, referring to the president’s energy policy, which has delayed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and limited and delayed the exploration and production of some domestic energy.  

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"The president is putting the preferred lifestyle policies of wealthy urbanites ahead of the needs of blue-collar and union workers and middle-class Americans," said Hatch. "He has put liberal environmental dreams above the economic reality that working-class Americans have been dealing with for years."  

Hatch is one of many Republican senators who have taken to the Senate floor this week to batter President Obama over rising energy prices, which they say are his fault. 

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