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BP CEO Tony Hayward Re-Recites Ad Copy In Congressional Hearings (VIDEO)

06/17/2010 03:56 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Anyone who was tuned in to this morning's session of Congressional hearings featuring various angry members of the House of Representatives, BP CEO Tony Hayward, and Hayward's pet parakeet, probably noticed the same strange thing about Hayward's opening remarks that I did -- a large part of his opening statement seemed to be a robotic recitation of the ad copy used in BP's famous "Sorry about that oil spill" ad.

Well, as it turns out, it was. HuffPost's own Ben Craw went ahead and spliced together the relevant portions of Hayward's statement and the BP ad and if you close your eyes, you won't be able to tell the difference.

WATCH:

Video produced by HuffPost's Ben Craw

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