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The Presidential Contradiction Du Jour


In today’s press conference, President Obama lamented that “new drilling won’t be online soon” and then lamented that “we’ve been having this conversation for nearly four decades now.”

Indeed, if those who opposed drilling in the past, like the president and his allies, had relented, we might have had the new drilling operating by now.

Tags: Barack Obama


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