Obama compares Gulf spill to September 11

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    Don't call this disaster Obama's Katrina. Obama says it's like 9/11.

    Sorry Mr. President, but I don't think that a terrorist act that killed over 3,000 innocent people can be compared to an accidental oil spill.

    But he's not going to miss the chance to make this political. He's going to turn it into a bill that will kill the energy industry.

    Obama Compares Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill to 9/11 - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

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    I don't see how this anything like 9/11. And if this is his response, I'm very Glad President Bush was in charge that day and not President Obama.
     
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    It just shows how shallow the man really is.
     
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    An environmental 9/11, not on the American people, but by the environment it its area. I find this quote to be most appropriate:

    There's no doubt the spill and leak is going to drastically affect the ecology and environment and how we look at it. That's why he compared it to 9/11, its a big disaster shake-up.
     
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    OMG!!

    Is this president this clueless?

    I have no words, yet, for this one, he is a certified idiot in charge of the greatest, so far, nation on the earth. The world has got to be laughing at him and us in an uncontrolled floor rolling screaming 'hee haws' of epic proportions!! Holy CRAP! :lol:
     
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    Sorry, but it's a cheap attempt to try to garner public support by using ANY comparison to September 11.

    Rick D.
     
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    Not ALTOGETHER ludicrous when looked at in context.

    EDIT: Damn, you people were far too fast!
     
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    Two man made catastrophes.

    Works for me.
     
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    I'm glad you put "altogether" in there, because I think ANY comparison of this accident to September 11 is cheap. They are so very far from each other it's not even funny.

    Did all major networks shut down normal television after this oil spill? Did we even stop drilling? Not until last week.

    When I had time to stop and think after I got home from work on September 11 I was scared. This environmental accident is a very bad thing, but it in no way evokes the same reaction as September 11. Nor should it.

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    Yep, I can see how it would work for an idiot.

    One was intentional, the other was an accident.

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