All the oil companies look alike to Reid 

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., blamed the the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Exxon Monday afternoon, though he quickly corrected himself.
Reid, who is infamous among lawmakers for his foot-in-mouth moments, usually says something slightly off-kilter every few weeks or so and he didn’t disappoint on Monday.
Speaking about the oil spill, Reid lamented about the damage the oil is causing to the nesting area of the recently endangered brown pelican.
“We may lose our pelicans because of Exxon,” Reid said, perhaps having a flashback to the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
He caught the error in the next sentence and apologized.
“We may lose our pelicans because of BP,” Reid said, explaining, “My feelings about oil companies kind of co-mingle.”
While some lawmakers Monday accused the Obama administration of doing too little to help control the crisis, Reid kept his focus on the oil companies, saying those responsible, “failed to adequately invest in the technology necessary to respond to such a catastrophe” or in alternative fuels that would decrease the need for drilling.

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