Thursday, July 22, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill - #1965 - Excellent: Jindal Rallies Louisianans to Oppose the Feds Drilling Moratorium - Hot Air


Jindal Rallies Louisianans to Oppose the Feds Drilling Moratorium - Hot Air - Via Cubachi, two minutes of pure candy. Maybe my expectations were too low because I’d never seen him address a crowd before and still remember his, er, unfortunate performance following Obama’s SOTU speech a few years ago, but I’m stunned by how effective he is here even in a clip this brief. With the exception of Christie, no Republican governor’s done more over the last three months to impress the righty base, I think, than this guy has. Exit question: Second look at Jindal 2012?

Thousands Protest Drilling Moratorium at Rally - 2 theadvocate - Thousands attended a rally in Lafayette Wednesday aimed at convincing the Obama administration to lift the federal offshore drilling moratorium, which officials said could further endanger the state through the loss of tens of thousands of jobs. The “Rally for Economic Survival” was held at the Cajundome and drew about 11,000 people, some dressed in their oil industry uniforms, others in shirts bearing messages of “Drill Baby Drill” and “No Moratorium.” The event attracted national media attention and featured elected leaders from the local, state and federal level.  Read more......

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