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Big Ethanol’s @TheOilyBird Gets Dewormed: This renewable fuel is anything but green

• Steve Maley (Diary)

It’s one of the cheesiest anti-oil PR campaigns I’ve seen: a “promoted” twitter account called @TheOilyBird, a snarky oil company h8r. Enviros and greenies retweet @TheOilyBird’s oil industry bashing, without bothering to look at its source.

As it turns out, TheOilyBird has his own website:

I’m fighting for a cleaner future. I’ve had it with the oil companies: They cost Americans money, pollute the environment, and are directly responsible for my slick condition. The worst part is, they’ll stop at nothing to block alternatives, like renewable fuel.

And there we find that the site and the twitter account are sponsored by Fuels America: