June 17, 2010
Written by Sue · Filed Under U.S.
2 Responses to “BP Apologist Barton Walks Back His ‘Shakedown’ Attack, But NOT Republican Caucus”
Oh, the Republicans understand the disaster perfectly. But since they profit from it as long as BP profits from it, anything that interferes with the graft they expect from BP is a “Shakedown” in their eyes.
Face it: Being a Republican politician in the USA in the 21st Century means you represent Big Corporations, not the voters. And certainly not the best interest of America; that might interfere with your plans to get millions of dollars in “campaign funds” (read: slush funds) from Big Oil and so on.
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