"Now, one point—one other point I want to make, though—and you were mentioning how renovation oftentimes will actually generate more jobs than new construction. [He also favors the use of spoons instead of trenching machinery for the same reason.] A related idea is what we can do to make our existing buildings and housing stock more energy efficient, because it turns out that we could probably cut about a third of our total energy use just on efficiency. We wouldn't need new technologies. We wouldn't need to invent some fancy new fusion energy or anything...."
Just say it, jerk: "We should be good little peasants and obey Her Majesty."
This is an American President? Barf!