Here’s an abbreviated version of a video by Free Market America on administration policies that the group says are undermining domestic energy production, economic growth, jobs and America’s overall prosperity.  Of course, the mention of energy caught our ear. Take a look:

A longer version has gone viral, with more than 1.2 million views. Both versions make valid points about the need for abundant, affordable energy and the threat to America’s economy when that is denied – as well as the drag on jobs and growth posed by unnecessary regulation.

“If I wanted America to fail …” is a rhetorical device, of course. But it underscores ways America’s economic potential may be undercut by well-intentioned activism and political agendas.