Friday, July 9, 2010

No longer Bush's fault

Over the 10 weeks crude has been gushing into the Gulf, more than 2,000 pelicans, cormorants, gannets and water birds have been plucked from gooey slicks and blackened shorelines -- about 60 percent of them already dead.

Those numbers could soar, starting as early as this weekend. In the coming months, birds begin migrating from as far north as the Arctic into the coastal marshes, estuaries and beaches. For many, the seasonal rest and refueling stop could wind up a deathtrap.

It wasn't Bush's appointees and bureaucrats who oversaw and signed off on the permitting and inspection of the BP oil well. Even the boldest and most shameless Obama administration spokesmen no longer try to blame Bush for this disaster.

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