"Republicans are staying in Washington to argue that Big Oil deserves more taxpayer lands. Republicans must think Big Oil is paying them by the hour." - - Drew Hammell, press spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, commenting on the House Republicans' stunt to remain in town beyond last Friday's August recess to stage phony sessions on "gas prices."
UPDATE: John Cole wonders if anyone in our stellar media will notice that in the first four months of the year 1.6 million barrels of oil per day were being exported by U.S. oil companies. *crickets chirping*