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So far in 2010, the oil and gas industries have contributed $12.8 million to all candidates, with 71% of that money going to Republicans. During the 2008 election cycle, 77% of the industry’s $35.6 million in contributions went to Republicans, and in the 2008 presidential contest, Republican candidate Sen. John McCain received more than twice as much money from the oil and gas industries as Obama: McCain collected $2.4 million; Obama, $898,000
Conservatives are already rallying to Palin's defense, even though her abject ignorance is so blisteringly obvious.
One can't but laugh at Palin even trying to pass this off as fact - that Republican's somehow aren't the party of "big oil". I mean, this is the woman that coined the "drill, baby, drill" mantra and she says that Obama and BP are in bed together. I'm certain that even Todd Palin knows that Sarah prefers to spoon with the oil execs over him most nights.