Saturday, June 19, 2010

Busy weekend for the Quiet Observer. The observing never stops . . .

BP CEO's yacht outing infuriates Gulf residents
By RAPHAEL SATTER and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press Writers
AP Photo/Chris Ison
Jun 19, 6:34 PM EDT
EMPIRE, La. (AP) -- BP chief executive Tony Hayward took a day off Saturday to see his 52-foot yacht "Bob" compete in a glitzy race off England's shore, a leisure trip that further infuriated residents of the oil-stained Gulf Coast.
The whole story is a little long to post here, but I highly recommend following the link. It is a rather sobering look at several aspects of the Gulf oil spill. It even makes President Obama look bad. And maybe he deserves it.

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