Google's Inhofe Hypocrisy

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  1. Great @BCMerchant piece reveals @Google hypocrisy in fundraising for fossil fuel defender Senator @JimInhofe. [Correction below.] Company and leadership seem to want things both ways. See quote from Google spokesperson in Brian's piece explaining the company's support for Inhofe. Read on for more.
  2. The section below, from the original post, was incorrect in implying that Google's servers are in Oklahoma because of cheap fossil-generated electricity. Google actually was lauded for buying its power there from Oklahoma wind farms:
  3. [From original post, and incorrect:] The reason Google has big server farmers in Oklahoma is the cheap energy there. The cheapness is because it's mostly fossil fueled of course. The EIA has the breakdown of energy sources for Oklahoma electricity (a race between natural gas and coal):