Originally Posted by Direckshun
My recollection of his comments is that he actually doesn't.
He just uses the fact that oil production has increased as evidence that he is against oil production, as some righties and his opponent have suggested.
As White House spokesman Jay Carney said this week "Oil and gas production in the United States has risen every year since the president's been in office. Oil production is now higher than it's been in eight years."
The fact is that production on public land is down. That's what Obama can control.
I think the young people enjoy it when I "get down," verbally, don't you?