The Los Angeles Times rips into Obama over his weird address to the nation. The headline:
Jon Steward: “he deceived us…”
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Oil and Snake Oil Â By Thomas Sowell
If the Obama administration was for real, and trying to help get the oil spill contained as soon as possible, the last thing its attorney general would be doing is threatening a lawsuit. A lawsuit is not going to stop the oil, and creating a distraction can only make people at BP start directing their attention toward covering themselves, instead of covering the oil well.
If and when the attorney general finds that BP did something illegal, that will be time enough to start a lawsuit. But making a public announcement at this time accomplishes absolutely nothing substantive. It is just more political grandstanding.
This is not about oil. This is about snake oil. Â More>>
Even the loons are backing off:
” I didn`t feel that it was a strong speech, and I felt that the prayer thing he did was pandering and anti-intellectual and just sort of a waste of time.” Breitbart
Tim Blair is hopeful:Â SPILL SCHMILL