On a similar note (via Compostlandia),
President's George Bush's decision not to sign the United States up to the Kyoto global warming treaty was partly a result of pressure from ExxonMobil, the world's most powerful oil company, and other industries, according to US State Department papers seen by the Guardian.In response, White House spokesman Scott McClellan said, "Nothing to see here folks. And by the way, did you know Bill Clinton had sexual relations with a White House intern...?"
The documents, which emerged as Tony Blair visited the White House for discussions on climate change before next month's G8 meeting, reinforce widely-held suspicions of how close the company is to the administration and its role in helping to formulate US policy.
But enough hard news... Back to the Jackson trial and the Runaway Bride...
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