Friday, May 28, 2010
This is unusual. A VERY unusual way for a President to handle things. President Obama has proven to be one of the most gifted orators that the White House has ever seen, and once again he stunned the masses by publicly stating "I was wrong" followed by "In case you're wondering who's responsible, I was responsible."
A very honest and bold approach to the bp gas spill. I think, however, that it was really the only viable approach given that experts had been stating all along that they projected the spill to be the worst in US history and 10 times worse than what the government was reporting. And it turned out that the expert were right- doh! I appreciate the President's humility, but what other choice did he really have- the federal government screwed up BIG TIME.
Sadly, it looks like this spill will have not only a horrible environmental impact, but it has also placed a moratorium on offshore drilling- our one hope (besides leaglizing marijuana, hahaha- joke) for freeing ourselves from slavitude to rich Saudi princes and from one big, fat national debt. And I'm pretty sure the second consequence is worse.
NY Times Article
Posted by Linds at 10:23 AM