We haven’t been able to review President Obama‘s “yes, we botched the product launch” press conference today, but here’s an interesting case of the White House team spinning on social.
RT the good news: For the 1st time in nearly two decades, we’re importing less oil than we’re producing. pic.twitter.com/M30ewhgKqi
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 14, 2013
The purpose of the tweet is to announce that domestic oil production has hit a 24-year peak, but the message is phrased to make it sound like this is a victory in the (pretty much non-existent) war on climate change. Note the #actonclimate hashtag on the graphic.
Let’s unravel this statement: