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Dave Weigel gives sarcastic credit where it's due...

Thank you, Tony Hayward, for driving your yacht into the oil well on a one-man mission to stop the leak. #heroless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


...while conservative blogger Lori Ziganto is still cynical.

The oil leak hole is plugged? What, is every golf course closed today or something?less than a minute ago via Endless Tweets


Brad Plumer is astounded by this little tidbit:

The cap that (hopefully) stopped the oil leak was dreamed up by an anonymous plumber: http://bit.ly/cozDE2less than a minute ago via web


And Jason Linkins sees a literary agent in the oil cam's future:

Well, BP Oil Cam, it looks like it's time for you to get to work on your book/sex tape.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


David Waldman cheekily starts a conspiracy:

Why isn't Obama starting the oil leak again so he can stop it?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Finally, Jonathan Cox is keeping emotions in check.

NEWS: BP has stopped the oil leak. In a related story, BP has legally changed the definition of the word "leak".less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone


Bonus: a low-blow Inception preview (sorry, England).

Inception is about a small group of highly trained individuals that are sent to destroy peoples dreams. Like the England football team.less than a minute ago via web

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