“Molecules of U.S. freedom.” “Freedom gas.” That’s the latest way the Trump administration has decided to describe fuel that oil and gas companies are selling abroad. Both of those turns of phrase showed up Wednesday in an Energy Department news release containing an otherwise humdrum announcement that the department is approving additional exports of natural gas from a terminal in Texas. In a statement, Mark W. Menezes, the undersecretary of energy, celebrated the United States for “spreading freedom gas throughout the world.” Steven Winberg, assistant secretary for fossil energy, added in his own statement,”I am pleased that the Department of Energy is doing what it can to promote an efficient regulatory system that allows for molecules of U.S. freedom to be exported to the world.” Trump […]