More on SOTU
This post from ThinkProgress is so good I’m just going to rip the whole thing off:
According to speech excerpts released by the White House, tonight President Bush will take the bold stand that America needs to be less dependent on foreign oil:
America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world. The best way to break this addiction is through technology.
2002: "This Congress must act to encourage conservation, promote technology, build infrastructure, and it must act to increase energy production at home so America is less dependent on foreign oil."
2005: "I urge Congress to pass legislation that makes America more secure and less dependent on foreign energy."
Meanwhile, our dependence on foreign oil has increased from 58 percent in 2000 to 66 percent today. If America is addicted to oil, George W. Bush is our dealer.
Funny, in a please-kill-me sort of way.