White House Oil Chart Demonstrates How To Play Politics With Statistics
March 1, 2012
Chart highlights the fact that the U.S. dependence on foreign oil is declining but leaves out a key cause — the slow economy
Sander Cohan, a global transportation fuels analyst and principal with Energy Security Analysis Inc., explained part of the decline to Bloomberg yesterday:
“The reason we can export so much is demand in the U.S. is weak,” he said.