George W. Bush: Keystone XL Is A ‘No-Brainer’

Former oilman and president George W. Bush told a gathering of oil refiners on Tuesday that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is a “no-brainer.” Speaking at the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers annual meeting in San Diego, Bush said “the Keystone pipeline becomes an easy issue” when your goal is “how to get the private sector to grow.” The pipeline is a project of the foreign company TransCanada, designed to ship corrosive tar sands crude to Gulf Coast refineries for tax-free export to foreign markets.

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