Thursday’s capping of an oil well provides one of the few days when Americans agree on something.
Here’s something you don’t see every day. An oil well in the Gulf of Mexico not spewing oil.
BP’s page of nearly a dozen underwater cameras looks positively boring this afternoon, after the company announced the “leak” — at least for now — has been stopped.
Concurrently, the ubiquitous PBS “ticker” has stopped too.
NPR’s ombudsman, Alicia Shepard, provides an insightful “tweet.” This is one of the few days on which most Americans agree on something:
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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