Obama's Half-Hearted Battle President of Change Unwilling to Tackle US Oil Addiction

US President Barack Obama has taken the fight to BP. But it is time that he picks a fight with the American public. American energy consumption is at the root of the Gulf of Mexico disaster, but Obama preferred to sidestep the issue in his Tuesday speech.
US President Barack Obama addressed the American public from the Oval Office on Tuesday evening.

US President Barack Obama addressed the American public from the Oval Office on Tuesday evening.

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