The anti-Solyndra narrative obscures the facts about clean energy in the U.S. -- much of it is booming. America can win these markets, as long as we stop prematurely abandoning our own technologies and entrepreneurs.
Fear is the one common trigger of the recent Sputnik moment outbreak. Fear of being bettered educationally, economically, technologically -- the range of fears is varied, but the source of these fears is not. It's always traceable to China.