According to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Republicans receive far more campaign money from the oil and gas industry than do Democrats.<quoted text>
Hey move over sweetie. Can I snuggle up you you? You must be 20 years younger than me!
Big Oil gave to Obama, including BP, so they got an extra bonus!
They got to spill oil all over the Gulf Coast!
"Exxon, Chevron, BP Greased Obama's Campaign":
You seem to be on the right track, honey!
It's just too bad your rose colored glasses won't let you see the forest through the trees.
But what the heck! We are Democrats. Must be Bush's' fault!
"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.
This is a decades-long trend, the center says: Since 1990, oil and gas companies have donated $238.7 million to candidates and parties, with 75% of the money going to Republicans."