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Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008, 6:01 pm

Drill Baby, Drill

By Jeremy Gantz
Current champion for most intimidating RNC 2008 chant, following GOPAC Chairman Michael Steele's emphatic solution for moving beyond foreign oil: "DRILL BABY, DRILL."

Here's his full remark: "So, do you want to put your country first? Then let's reduce our dependency on foreign sources of oil and promote oil and gas production at home. In other words, drill baby drill! And drill now!"

I'm gonna head out to the floor now. This is just too much fun...

Jeremy Gantz was the Web/Associate Editor of In These Times from 2008 to 2012. His January 2011 cover story for the magazine, "Terrorist by Association," was selected as a finalist for the Molly National Journalism Award 2012. He is now a contributing editor to the magazine, focusing on labor issues.

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