Saturday, April 22, 2006
Wash. Times editorial falsely suggested that petroleum import projections decreased after Bush pledged to "break" America's oil "addiction"
A Washington Times editorial asserted that the amount of petroleum imported into the United States was projected to increase by more than 7 million barrels daily from 2004 to 2025 "[u]ntil President Bush recently joined his six immediate predecessors by promising that America's addiction to oil would end." In fact, new, lower projections came in December 2005, before Bush promised to "break" the country's "addiction" to oil in his January 31 State of the Union address. Read more
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