“Every day that goes by, Senator McCain abandons another principle in order to score political points and help his friends in the oil industry,” LCV President Gene Karpinski said. “And every day, John McCain looks more like George Bush on global warming and America’s energy future, the top issues he names when he cites his difference from George Bush.
The basis for our criticism of Senator McCain is when he said “I would be more than happy to examine it again,” in response to a question about drilling in the Arctic Refuge. See: http://marcambinder.theatlantic.com/archives/2008/06/mccain_hinting_at_anwr_reversa.php
“Instead of offering more help to ExxonMobil, Senator McCain and President Bush should be getting serious about energy efficiency and renewable energy sources that will actually reduce our need for oil, create jobs, and save families money at the pump.”