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Once again Obama proves that he will bring the change we can all believe in.  And you heard it here.  I knew that he would change his position, I just wasn’t sure how he would justify the change.  Well, here it is:

Shifting from his previous opposition to expanded offshore drilling, the Illinois senator told a Florida newspaper he could get behind a compromise with Republicans and oil companies to prevent gridlock over energy…

“My interest is in making sure we’ve got the kind of comprehensive energy policy that can bring down gas prices,” Obama said in an interview with The Palm Beach Post.

“If, in order to get that passed, we have to compromise in terms of a careful, well thought-out drilling strategy that was carefully circumscribed to avoid significant environmental damage — I don’t want to be so rigid that we can’t get something done.”

Maybe he should try telling that to Nancy Pelosi and the other Democrats who decided to simply turn off the televisions, electricity and air conditioning to prevent the House from voting on offshore drilling before they took their vacation.  Hate to say “I told you so” but I did.

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Here is my predition: before the election, Obama will change his position on drilling.  Now, over 70% of Americans believe that we should drill here and drill now.  In light of that, I don’t think Obama can afford to hold on to his position.  And since he has shown over and over (FISA, public financing, Iraq, welfare reform, Iran, Jerusalem, the gun ban, free trade, etc.) that he will change his position for political expediency, why would this be any different?  I am just waiting to see when he will change and what his explanation will be.  Will his previous statement opposing drilling be declared “inartful” or will the current system be found to be “broken”?  Should be interesting.  But you heard it here: Obama will change his position.  Mark my words.

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