27 Apr '11, 1pm

Limbaugh tells Boehner to flip-flop and “defend Big Oil” — and the House Speaker does #youcut #pledge #2 #tcot

LIMBAUGH: [Boehner] “is open to the idea of reducing the so-called oil subsidies. and he used a phrase popularized by the left : “It’s about time the oil companies pay their fair share.” He’s open to them paying their fair share and open to the idea of reducing their subsidies when we need them the most. I understand the Republicans don’t want to get caught in the trap — they think it’s a trap — of having to defend Big Oil…. If I were a political leader and a Republican and the Democrats were hellbent on ending Big Oil subsidies and raising taxes on Big Oil in circumstances like we are in now, is it just me? This may be the difference between working in radio and working in politics. I would defend Big Oil! Especially now. We need supply!”

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