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Slow Pitch to Jimmy Carter

Time’s weekly Ten Questions interview used to be provided by Time correspondents. Now they’re compiled from readers. This can lead to self-defense-enabling softballs like this one TO Jimmy Carter:

During your presidency, your energy policies were not very popular. Would the country be in better shape if we had adopted the policies you endorsed? —Ronald McGee, Anchorage
Yes, of course. When I was elected, we were importing 9 million bbl. of oil per day. Within just a few years, we ?reduced that to 7 million bbl. per day. Now we’re back up to 13 million bbl. a day.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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