From Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) suggesting taxpayers flip the bill instead of BP, then recanting, to this I really think there is nothing more I need to say. I will let the Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) speak for himself and reveal his own intentions & motivations.
Who’s the party of the people and who’s the party of big business? That’s the question to ask. But you don’t have to accept reality, but it doesn’t mean that it isn’t real because some may not accept it. Believe what you want to believe.