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Administration: Nevermind what Bush said yesterday

Administration backs off Bush's vow to reduce Mideast oil imports

By Kevin G. Hall
Knight Ridder Newspapers

WASHINGTON - One day after President Bush vowed to reduce America's dependence on Middle East oil by cutting imports from there 75 percent by 2025, his energy secretary and national economic adviser said Wednesday that the president didn't mean it literally.

by TGeraghty on Wed Feb 1st, 2006 at 11:39:36 PM EST
Yes he only meant it in some yet to be defined metaphorical sense. The coherence of American policy: these people eat together and do each other's (filthy) laundry and send conflicting messages within 24 hours or less.

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -- Dr Johnson
by melvin (melvingladys at or near yahoo.com) on Thu Feb 2nd, 2006 at 12:54:20 AM EST
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