Haley Barbour Worried About BP

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    Think Progress Haley Barbour: ‘No one has more to lose in this deal than BP.’

    Although the BP oil disaster has killed 11 men, poisoned thousands of animals, and ruined the livelihoods of millions of Americans, Mississippi governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) still believes that the foreign oil giant has suffered the most. Gov. Barbour has dismissed this catastrophe from day one, comparing the toxic oil to “toothpaste” and worrying about the impact of paying damages on BP’s finances. In an interview with NPR on Thursday, Barbour brushed off the suggestion that the conservative ideology of deregulation should be reconsidered, saying that “the idea that more regulation is necessarily better, I think a very suspect idea.” In fact, Barbour cited the greatest environmental catastrophe in American history as proof that “the market system works,” saying that BP is the biggest victim “in this deal”:

    I think right now every oil company in the world says, I don’t want to pay $100 million a day to cut corners on drilling a well. And that’s where I believe the market system works. Nobody’s got more to lose in this deal than BP.

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    her point is valid. There are people claiming BP does not care about stopping the leak.

    The fact is they are losing Millions a day as the leak goes on, and they are a profit driven cooperation. So believe me they care.
     
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    I heard that Exxon Mobile might buy BP
     
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    And make the check payable to the US Government.
     
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    She is a he. :eusa_whistle:
     

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