Get ready for the spin to come ...$90 dollar a barrel oil then we have matched the inflationary price of 1980...so we are actually going to enable bush to let it defy gravity in a free-fall climb. This is for certain one area bush has been an abysmal flip flopper..."need to jawbone the Saudis to bring the price down" 1999 debate. Now the unfair part a quote from his 1978 congressional campaign. There's no such thing as being too closely aligned with the oil industry in West Texas. -- In 1978, when he was running for U.S. Congress, Time Magazine, Jul. 3, 2000 Now that was a long time ago and surely he would'nt be delivering hyperprofits to big oil ..surely.