David Waldman considers a counter-intuitive use for the environmental blemish in the Gulf Coast:
Don't clean up the oil. Just put a camera on it and call it a reality show. America loves reality shows.
The enigmatic pourmecoffee presents a solution fit for a Michael Bay film:
If Space Shuttle flew low over oil spill on way up, burning it up in huge streaking fireball, that'd be fine with me.
Mark Knoller suggests that Obama's well-tested powers of persistence may be the key to victory:
Nine times in his 7 minute statement, Pres. Obama demanded, urged and insisted that the oil leak be stopped.
Brian Beutler would prefer to be part of the problem:
They should lower the cap on damages for offshore drilling spills to $100, so I can afford to do it.
Meanwhile, in socialist news, Bill O'Reilly makes some odd accusations:
Was Jesus a socialist? Become a BillOReilly.com premium member and watch the Backstage Conversation to hear the... http://bit.ly/ddLli6
Brian Beutler harnesses Twitter's "Follow Friday" tradition to remind people what matters in a president:
Dave Weigel, retweeting SNL player Seth Meyers, says what we're all thinking:
RT @sethmeyers21: NBC cancels Law and Order. I'm so bum-bummed.
This article is from the archive of our partner The Wire.