Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sarah, On The Oil Spill

Sarah spoke out today in a Facebook post entitled "Passing The Buck Doesn't 'Plug the D#*! Hole'": 
Nearly 40 days in, our President finally addressed the American people’s growing concerns about the Gulf Coast oil spill. Listening to today’s press conference, you’d think the administration has been working with single-minded focus on the Gulf gusher since the start of the disaster. In reality, their focus has been anything but singular to help solve this monumental problem. If the President really was fully focused on this issue from day one, why did it takenine whole days before the administration asked the Department of Defense for help in deploying equipment needed for the extreme depth spill site? Why was the expert group assembled by Energy Commissioner Steven Chu only set up three weeks after the start of this disaster? Why was Governor Jindal forced more than a month after the start of the disaster to go on national television to beg for materials needed to tackle the oil spill and for federal approval to build offshore sand barriers that are imperative to protect his state’s coastline?
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