Notice The Difference? GOP Sees A Message In Obama’s Energy Speech

Republicans point out that when John McCain toured an oil field in 2008 there were workers around.

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on energy independence at Maljamar Cooperative Association Unit in New Mexico, March 21, 2012. Obama is travelling to Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Ohio for events on his energy initiative.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left,accompanied by his wife Cindy, as he speaks to reporters during a tour of the Red Ribbon Ranch Oil Lease, San Joaquin Facilities Management Inc., Monday, July 28, 2008 in Bakersfield, Calif.

3. Video from the event was also used in an Obama attack ad:

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