Politics & Government

October 9, 2008

Palin's approach to big oil: more mainstream than maverick

Ever since Gov. Sarah Palin joined John McCain, the ticket has touted Palin's in-your-face relationships with oil and gas companies. But a review of the Palin administration's record on big oil shows a stance that's in many ways less maverick than mainstream. Palin challenged big oil at a time when the public was clamoring for change. And she did so with the help of Democrats.

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