A common spin in the right wing coverage of BP’s oil spill is that the gulf blowout is Obama’s Katrina. In truth, culpability for this disaster can be laid at the Bush administration’s doorstep: here.
This is a Mark Fiore satirical animation on the oil spill. It says about itself:
Lifestyles of the Rich & Fossil-Fueled
30 June 2010
Three weeks before the massive Gulf oil rig explosion, U.S Coast Guard officials led an elaborate exercise in which they practiced their response to a major oil spill – one of four dry runs over the past decade that foreshadowed many of the weaknesses in coordination, communication, expertise and technology that are now hampering the federal response to the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico: here.