Their best argument would be 'Hey, you guys bailed out big banks and General Motors. Why not us?'
Losing refining capacity in the U.S., they say, is a national security issue. It's a big stretch but it's not a totally crazy argument.
There was talk about union members "occupying" the front lawn of Sunoco CEO Lynn Elsenhans' house. What they ought to be occupying is the Environment Protection Agency.
And I've got their chant for them: "Drill, Baby, Drill! Refine, Baby, Refine!"