Yeah, I don't understand this one either, that last paragraph. I mean if you're going to tell the Democrats to open up the outer continental shelf, then don't be standing in the way of it yourself.
In fact, I didn't know of the Executive Order banning OCS exploration until a few days ago. I immediately emailed the Prez and my Congresscritters with a polite WT*O? and admonishment to quit acting like Democrats and rescind that EO, now!
What part of paying $4 for a gallon is p*ssing people off don't they understand?