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Right-wing Mag Blasts Obama Over BP Oil Spill
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Magazine Goes After President Obama
A notoriously right-wing magazine, noted for its hardcore conservative leanings in the past, blasted President Obama over the BP Oil Spill. The article started from the very outset of the disaster, with White House spokesman Robert Gibbs saying "It is their (BP) responsibility," to allowing the Minerals Management Service to maintain the status quo. It was that status quo that President Obama pledged, during his campaign, to change. As the article clearly defines, it was President Obama who gave the "green light" to drill. Wait...did I say right-wing magazine? Well, not exactly (and this is not a commercial for Hertz Rentals). Actually, this is an article from Rolling Stone magazine. That's right; Rolling Stone magazine.
Sarcasm aside, Rolling Stone Magazine is not noted for being a right-wing magazine. This magazine is much more noted for favoring leftist causes. Now, the Obama zombies have stated time and time again it is the right-wingers who are racists for the criticism they have heaped on President Obama. Of course, this is an attempt to stifle debate and/or criticism of the Anointed One. Now, add the Rolling Stone piece to the article from the New York Times, another right-wing, racist newspaper, you have to wonder if the halo on the Anointed One is becoming tarnished. The New York Times (be sure to hit the link I provided above) did a step by step analysis how the Obama Administration's slow response exacerbated this disaster. It could have been "nipped in the bud " using the vernacular of Deputy Barney Fife.
The Rolling Stone article brought up a point as to how out of touch the Minerals Management Service (again, the agency Obama vowed to overhaul) has been during the Obama Administration. "One of the Bush-era managers whom Salazar left in place was John Goll, the agency's director for Alaska. Shortly after, the Interior secretary announced a reorganization of MMS in the wake of the Gulf disaster, Goll called a staff meeting and served cake decorated with the words "Drill, baby, drill. " Now, you can take that several different ways. It could be a taunting of the people who were using that motto last year (which is what I tend to believe). Or it could show the total disregard for the harmful effects of the disaster, in an effort to promote the Obama agenda with offshore drilling. It could be a promotion to drill Alaska even more (which I doubt). John Goll, in the first place, should not have been retained by this Obama appointee, Salazar. Instead of focusing on the disaster in the making, you have an idiot gloating, "Hey, we were right, baby!!! These are the kind of people that we had during the Bush administration and continue to have in the Obama administration, the man who intended to overhaul MMS.
Even more damning in this article; Robert Gibbs stated that BP has the technical expertise to "plug the hole." Gibbs also stated, in this article, the President of the United States lacked the authority to play anything more than just a supervisory role. Again, the article states this is remarkable coming from an administration that has "nationalized banks, the auto industry " and healthcare. They deemed themselves as having authority to do all the above. But, they feel they do NOT have the authority to do anything about the oil spill, other than taking a supervisory role? This is the same administration that feels it has the authority to assassinate American citizens living abroad. Again, this is all from Rolling Stone magazine.
If I am an Obama supporter, I have to consider this article, along with the New York Times article (I linked above) as reasons to pause. I have to think when James Carville rants and raves, about the Obama administration, the wheels have come off. I honestly felt at the time the Democrats passed the Health Care Reform Bill, they had signed their own political death warrants. That may still be the case in November. But, absolutely nothing has prepared the Democratic Party for the disaster in the Gulf. Absolutely nothing prepared them for the bungled manner in which the Obama administration has handled this BP oil spill disaster from start to...whenever. There is no end in sight for this oil spill. To make matters even worse, the hurricane season is just getting started up. What this will do, to an already precarious situation on the gulf coast, is something that you don't even want to contemplate at the moment. The bottom line, and my point of this entire post, even the most ardent Obama supporters are now questioning the Anointed One due to this bungled attempt at handling the worst oil spill disaster in the history of the United States.
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Right-wing Mag Blasts Obama Over BP Oil Spill
- Right-wing Mag Blasts Obama Over BP Oil Spill
A notoriously right-wing magazine, noted for its hardcore conservative leanings in the past, blasted President Obama over the BP Oil Spill. The article started from the very outset of the disaster, with White...