Chevron redubs ship named for Bush aide / Condoleezza Rice drew too much attention Chevron redubs ship named for Bush aide
Condoleezza Rice drew too much attention
Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer Saturday, May 5, 2001
The last thing the Bush administration needs right now is any reminder of how deeply they're connected to the oil companies who are price gouging the hell out of Americans right now. This is just too precious not to pass on.
Leaving a wave of controversy in its wake, one of the most visible reminders of the Bush administration's ties to big oil - the 129,000-ton Chevron tanker Condoleezza Rice - has quietly been renamed, Chevron officials acknowledged yesterday.