Obama ’13: ‘We can’t just drill our way out’ of the energy crisis; America ’18: YES WE CAN!

Flashback to President Barack Obama in 2013:

“We can’t just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face. That’s not possible.” —President Obama #ActOnClimate

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 28, 2013

And now to the present day:

BOOM: USA Set to Be World’s Largest Oil Producer… https://t.co/xYkZpMN0Yb

— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) March 5, 2018

An oil “boom.” From the WSJ:

The U.S. is likely to overtake Russia to become the world’s largest oil producer by 2023, accounting for most of the global growth in petroleum supplies, a top industry monitor said Monday.

U.S. crude production is expected to reach a record of 12.1 million barrels a day in 2023, up from 10.6 million a day this year, said the International Energy Agency, which advises governments and corporations on industry trends. American oil output will surge past Russia, currently the world’s largest crude producer at roughly 11 million…

The rest here (subscriber only).

And remember when they mocked Sarah Palin for, “Drill, baby, drill”? We do:

Jacob Heilbrunn: The Moose That Roared: Bless her heart, Sarah “drill, baby, drill” Palin strove m.. http://tinyurl.com/4raxmq

— HuffPost (@HuffPost) October 3, 2008

But it’s not just Obama who lied to America. This was the mainstream view among Dems (Note the dig at Mitt):

Mitt’s wrong. We can’t just drill our way to energy independence. Sold his opinion to the highest bidder: Oil industry http://t.co/3yZ0YTOv

— Jennifer Granholm (@JenGranholm) August 3, 2012

As well as activists:

“We can’t drill or frack our way out of this. There’s far more potential for good job creation in clean energy.” http://t.co/GRrClpsNJB

— Sierra Club (@SierraClub) January 29, 2014

Time to apologize, libs!

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