NY Times Headline: “Bush to Say ‘America Is Addicted to Oil’ in Speech.” Sources Also Debate About Whether He’ll Say “The.”
Courtesy of Kos:
Administration backs off Bush’s vow to reduce Mideast oil imports
By Kevin G. Hall
Knight Ridder Newspapers
WASHINGTON – One day after President Bush vowed to reduce America’s dependence on Middle East oil by cutting imports from there 75 percent by 2025, his energy secretary and national economic adviser said Wednesday that the president didn’t mean it literally.