“Pandering to Big Oil” by The Center for American Progress:
June 19, 2008, 1:00am

President Bush, “reversing a longstanding position,” called yesterday for an end to the federal ban on offshore oil drilling and reaffirmed his call to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Bush’s flip-flop followed an even more egregious policy shift by Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who pushed for offshore drilling in a speech before oil executives in Houston on Tuesday, though he had campaigned against it as recently as three weeks ago.

From Center for American Progress Action Fund