Tom Ridge once had a job where he had to put a good face on the Bush Administration's civil liberties crackdown. Now he has a job where he has to put a good face on the gas drilling industry's environmental frackdown. He is the new spokesman for Marcellus shale drilling interests. The controversial hydraulic drilling procedure (called fracking) has been said to contaminate underground water. They are paying him a $900, 000 salary. Heck, for that much money ... even I would say it is perfectly safe!