If the grotesque images of helpless birds looking like so many chocolate Easter bunnies isn’t enough to scream “disaster” in the Gulf of Mexico, maybe this is: The BP oil disaster is reminding me of a Steven Seagal movie. These are difficult times requiring the courage to acknowledge I’ve seen a Steven Seagal movie.
Here’s today’s news conversation with the Current’s Mary Lucia.
And thanks to listeners Chris Harrison in San Diego and Sarah Jirak (probably closer to home), here’s the clip I referred to. (Note: This is not suitable for the workplace or where children are present. Strong language comes from the mouth of Michael Caine.)
And here’s the other — completely unrelated — clip I mentioned while talking to Mary: the Triumph the Insult Comic Dog interview with Gov. Tim Pawlenty.