So Much for Holder's "Forceful Response"

Abby Zimet

Despite Obama berating BP for its criminal "recklessness," it turns
out the Defense Department is still buying a whole lot of oil from them  - to
wit, at least $980 million worth. BP's still-valid contracts make
it the Pentagon's largest single supplier of fuel, leading us to wonder
what part of "talking out of both sides of your mouth" they don't

"BP is an active participant in multiple ongoing Defense Logistics
Agency acquisition programs." - Defense Logistics Agency spokesperson Mimi

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