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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008

McCain should face tough questions

Touring America's oil rigs and nuclear plants, John McCain sometimes sounds as if he'll produce enough wind to power the nation all by himself. So strongly does his current rhetoric smell of methane—the gas emanating from manure—that he might even qualify for an alternative energy tax incentive.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

Oil industry execs drive his campaign pledge

Forced to cancel a planned visit to an oil platform off the Mississippi coast last week because of inclement weather—and the untimely leaking of hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil by a shipwreck in the vicinity—John McCain finally got his photo op at a Bakersfield, Calif., derrick on July 28.