Of course it was a shakedown. It’s the Chicago way.h/t Media Matters.
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) apologizes to BP for the Barack Obama’s “20 Billion Dollar Shakedown.”
Well said, Congressman
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Gateway Pundit Thinks U.S. Should Apologize to British Petroleum
You've probably heard the news that insane Republican congressman Joe Barton apologized to BP, claiming that Obama getting BP to put $20 Billion in a relief fund to pay for damages amounted to a "20 Billion Dollar Shakedown." And surpising to no one, our own Jim "Gateway Pundit" Hoft of the St. Louis tea party was right there to defend Barton. Here's what Hoft had to say: