06 Jun '11, 6pm

Tea Party to Use 14-Ft Inflatable Gas Pump & Lies to Blame Obama for High Oil Prices

You've probably heard of the Americans for Prosperity, the infamous hard-line libertarian group that was co-founded by the Koch brothers. Many experts credit the organization with the rise of the Tea Party, and it still serves as a primary ideological driver. And it's far from resting on its laurels. Right now, the group has announced that it is undertaking a campaign to blame Obama for rising gas prices in an effort to drum up support for more offshore drilling. How will it do so, you might ask? By driving around the nation with a 14-foot inflatable gas pump and a seemingly bottomless well of lies.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/tea-party-inflata...

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