The worst part about BP’s oil-spill cover-up: It worked

English: An oil-covered toy dolphin distribute...

English: An oil-covered toy dolphin distributed at a MoveOn.org-sponsored rally against the energy corporation BP in Washington, D.C., on June 10, 2010. The protesters were angry at the ineffectiveness of BP’s efforts to control the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and demanded an end to off-shore oil drilling in American territorial waters. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Was planning on taking the day off but, this is too important not to share.

AND a correction for yesterday’s blog… the number of dead children has been corrected to be eight not the twenty reported yesterday. That is what happens when we rely on MSM for information.

Grist

“It’s as safe as Dawn dishwashing liquid.” That’s what Jamie Griffin says the BP man told her about the smelly, rainbow-streaked gunk coating the floor of the “floating hotel” where Griffin was feeding hundreds of cleanup workers during the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Apparently, the workers were tracking the gunk inside on their boots. Griffin, as chief cook and maid, was trying to clean it. But even boiling water didn’t work.

“The BP representative said, ‘Jamie, just mop it like you’d mop any other dirty floor,’” Griffin recalls in her Louisiana drawl.

It was the opening weeks of what everyone, echoing President Barack Obama, was calling “the worst environmental disaster in American history.” At 9:45 p.m. local time on April 20, 2010, a fiery explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig had killed 11 workers and injured 17. One mile underwater, the Macondo well had blown…

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