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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is not central to the concerns of the Business Rights Center. But it is worth following because of the legal, legislative, and regulatory consequences that are bound to follow. Alarming assessments of the spill are easy to come by.
From Gail Collins of the NYT, another assault on Americans’ benevolent sense of life, comparing it to day-dreaming. “Americans have always raised their children to believe in the power of the dream. This is probably why hundreds of thousands of young people are certain they are destined to become the American Idol. Or Next Top Model. Or marry a Jonas Brother. A few of these dreamers grew up to run oil companies.
John McDonnell, running to succeed Gordon Brown as head of the British Labour Party, said in a speech at the GMB Union Congress that he wished he could “go back to the 1980s and assassinate [Prime Minister Margaret] Thatcher." (The GMB Union was formerly the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trade Union.)
The Gulf Spill