Leadership, Rep. Hall, not pettiness

June 19, 2010

It is hardly in dispute that this Administration has consistently fallen well short of the transparency and accountability it promised at its inception.  Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) is right to be skeptical regarding the Administration’s methods and intentions in its recent approach to BP, strong words like “shakedown” notwithstanding. Nothing in his statement implies any exoneration of BP from paying the full cost of the damage it has done.  The hysteria that has greeted the statement is unseemly at best, distracting and counterproductive at worst; Rep. Hall should know better.

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