Toss a ciggy on a beach and get fined $500. Dump a corporate sea of oil, however, and the government calls you a “partner” and wishes you well in cleaning up your own mess.
Why hasn’t the Obama administration already confiscated BP, at least as collateral against the company eventually paying every cent of clean-up and damages? Why haven’t independent scientists been allowed in to measure the scope of the spill? Why hasn’t the army been called out to hold the BP suits at gunpoint to further motivate him.
Now why would Obama be running interference for BP?
Obama biggest recipient of BP cash
During his time in the Senate and while running for president, Obama received a total of $77,051 from the oil giant and is the top recipient of BP PAC and individual money over the past 20 years, according to financial disclosure records.