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Markey: GOP now means 'get old people'

Markey: GOP now means 'get old people' 05 May 2011 Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has a new definition for GOP: "Get Old People." At a press briefing detailing Democrats' strategy to lower gas prices, the ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee accused Republicans of "drilling into the pockets of grandma and grandpa" to give tax breaks for the oil industry. "GOP now stands for 'Gas and Oil Party,' and we're going to make sure the American people understand that," Markey said. GOP, he quickly added, also stands for "Get Old People."