‘I never thought I’d be the hippie that brings the guitar to the meeting…’ 

From a hearing of the Presidential Oil Spill Commission, a musical plea to the Obama administration not to compound the Gulf of Mexico disaster with a new deep-water drilling moratorium.

“Come back to the oil field…it’s the only way to pay our bills.”

Drew Landry followed up his song with a tearful plea: “It shouldn’t be about a policy change. It should be about what makes the most sense, how are we going to get these people, keep people working….It just sucks.”

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David Freddoso

David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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