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Old January 2 2014, 04:17 AM   #5
Hober Mallow
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Re: 'On Earth, petroleum once turned petty thugs into world leaders'

trevanian wrote: View Post
I don't think I gave it much thought till Bush the Second managed to snake into the big white house, but it seems like it is referencing the Bush family as archtypical oil baron/politicos to me.
That would be a bizarre reference for a 1998 film, given that Bush I was a one-term failure, and Bush II was still a couple years away from the White House.
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