Sunday, January 8, 2012


Courtesy of Climate Progress
By Stephen Lacey on Jan 6, 2012

The American Petroleum Institute rolled out it’s latest multi-media assault this week to convince voters and politicians to continue supporting the fossil-fueled status quo. The campaign comes just as the primary election season reaches a fever pitch, and is designed to keep political hopefuls focused on “brown jobs.”

API’s newest television ad, which supposedly portrays grassroots supporters expressing their love of oil and gas, was recently shown by undercover activists to be nothing more than a scripted job. Not much of a surprise, perhaps.

I think this alternative ad says it much better than the American Petroleum Institute's efforts:

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Here's the story from your friendly undercover Greenpeace activists:

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