Fragment of a discussion from Comments:Obama lessens US ban on offshore drilling
They've certainly got him by the balls. So much for "Hope" and "Change"......
- There is only one party in the United States, the Property Party...and it has two right wings: Republican and Democrat. Republicans are a bit stupider, more rigid, more doctrinaire in their laissez-faire capitalism than the Democrats, who are cuter, prettier, a bit more corrupt—until recently... and more willing than the Republicans to make small adjustments when the poor, the black, the anti-imperialists get out of hand. But, essentially, there is no difference between the two parties.
You know that Democracy has been lost when Politicians so flagrantly and unapologetically break their campaign promises.