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Sad state of affairs regarding drilling

Our editorial last Sunday, titled "It's business as usual in Pennsylvania," included this line on the way Gov. Tom Corbett is handling gas drilling:

"The governor's position would be comical if the issue weren't so serious."

Now we find that his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission will vote on policy recommendations in secret tomorrow. We'll only find out next week what they approve.

Really, governor?

I think we should change the word in the sentence above from "serious" to "sad." That really represents the stance of this administration regarding drilling.