Subscribe

Bartlett Busted on Gas Prices

Chris Matthews nails the White House communications director on his claim that no one in the administration promised that gas prices would go down after the invasion of Iraq.
Meanwhile, crude prices are holding above $72–a record high.


Crooks and Liars:

Chris Matthews caught Dan Bartlett in a lie about the Iraq war and gas prices today on Hardball.

MATTHEWS: [W]e’ve been struck by higher gas prices. That was another promise made, that this war would help us get cheaper gas —

BARTLETT: I don’t think…

MATTHEWS: None of these promises come through.

BARTLETT: That’s not correct, Chris. The president or no one else ever said that this war was going to result in cheaper gas prices…

Link

Now you can personalize your Truthdig experience. To bookmark your favorite articles, please create a user profile.

Personalize your Truthdig experience. Choose authors to follow, bookmark your favorite articles and more.
Your Truthdig, your way. Access your favorite authors, articles and more.
or
or

A password will be e-mailed to you.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles and comments are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.