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Duncan Black has a simple answer to the complex questions surrounding BP's accountability:
reasonably sure i'd be in big trouble if i blew up my sewage pipes and spilled crap all over my neighborhood
Miles Grant feels the effects of the spill far from the Gulf Coast:
Am I crazy or did @CQpolitics just RT Michelle Malkin? I must be crazy. Fumes from the #oilspill. #p2
The enigmatic West Wing Report has the skinny on an all-too-familiar problem for federal regulators:
Inspector General at Interior Dept.: MMS employees took gifts & watched porn instead of regulating oil drillers. Happened prior to 2007
Paul Kedrosky jumbles the alphabet, yielding minimal positive results:
It is dystopically apropos that only five-letter anagram of massive Ixtoc leak in Gulf is "toxic".
David Corn anticipates a new wrinkle in the national conversation...
Politico reporting Obama to ask for $.5b to send 1200 Nat. Guards to US-MEx border. Plugging a different sort of leak?
...while David Waldman senses a different agenda at hand:
1200 troops run for the border, order Crunchwrap Supremes, and leave.
Speaking of David Waldman, the Daily Kos editor does not take kindly to shouting in the Twittersphere:
RT @PollySigh1:YOU GIVE $$$ TO LIAR BLUMENTHAL...NICETRYTHO || BLEARGH! PSYCHOBABBLE!! ALLCAPS!!!
We tend to save the best for last. Check out the fake BP Twitter account:
Funny, no one has thanked us for seasons 3-15 of Treme yet. #bpcares
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