Rod Dreher

“I hear comments sometimes that large oil companies are greedy companies who don’t care. But that is not the case in BP. We care about the small people.” — Carl-Henric Svanberg, BP chairman, who later apologized for his poor grasp of the English language.Mighty Favog points us to this short clip made by Phin Percy, Walker Percy’s nephew, of one Grand Isle resident’s point of view on the disaster.Julie and I are thinking about driving to Grand Isle with the kids one day this week, just so they can see what is happening to a place where their father played and fished as a boy. But my dad says you can’t get onto Grand Isle; they’ve blocked access.

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