NY Times Op-Ed columnist, Thomas L. Friedman, addressed the state of the economy this week, in his piece entitled “Anxious in America.”

He begins here:

Just a few months ago, the consensus view was that Barack Obama would need to choose a hard-core national-security type as his vice presidential running mate to compensate for his lack of foreign policy experience and that John McCain would need a running mate who was young and sprightly to compensate for his age. Come August, though, I predict both men will be looking for a financial wizard as their running mates to help them steer America out of what could become a serious economic tailspin.

Within the broad review of the country’s economic status is this quote pertaining to green energy:

I continue to be appalled at the gap between what is clearly going to be the next great global industry — renewable energy and clean power — and the inability of Congress and the administration to put in place the bold policies we need to ensure that America leads that industry.

For the entire article, click here: Anxious in America