Laying a pipeline across agricultural land (photo: eponline.com).
Friday afternoon, and officials at the State Department are probably breathing a huge sigh of relief. The official public comment period on the northern extension of the $5.4 billion Keystone XL pipeline expired today. And the unofficial public comment that’s making the news is today’s release of a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that has proponents of the pipeline winning over protesters by a margin of at least two and a half to one, counting sampling error.
Perhaps the most egregious error the poll respondents have made c...