Rep. Joe Barton upset by the ‘pejorative’ phrase ‘Big Oil’
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) complained that the political news website Politico used the phrase ‘Big Oil’ in a headline.
“We’ve got this mentality on the liberal side of our political debate, big oil, big insurance, big this, big that,” he said on C-SPAN. “It’s a little upsetting that we try at the beginning to make it a pejorative.”
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