Commentary: Meet Joe Barton, R-Big OilQuicklink submitted by Rob Kall Permalink
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|So we should apologize to BP? That was the astonishing, incomprehensible and galling conclusion of Texas Rep. Joe Barton last week. The Democrats pounced, and why not? The apology plays right into the narrative of a GOP snugly in the pocket of Big Oil. Barton alone has accepted more than $100,000 in donations from that industry just since 2009.|
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