Joe Barton Apologizes to BP for Harsh Treatment

Helping to prove what a good friend to the oil industry most politicians and even to a greater extend republicans are, GOP Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, apologized to the CEO of BP this week for Obama’s “shakedown” of the company. According to Open Secrets, Barton has received 1.5 million on campaign donations from the oil industry, so I can see why he would want to apologize to them. After all, wouldn’t want them to be upset at him personally and possibly reduce those donations at all.

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