The American Spectator
We are living in a time when our government only does well those things that it needn’t (or shouldn’t) do and can’t — or won’t — do what the Constitution created it to do.
We are not winning the war, illegal immigration is still out of control, and our Interior Secretary is proud to say that the government’s boot is on the neck of British Petroleum while oil continues to gush out of BP’s mile-deep well.
More than forty days and forty nights since the Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded and sank, the Obama administration has failed utterly to take action to minimize the damage to our economy and the ecological disaster caused by the enormous flow of oil onto our coasts.
When last we visited hapless Louisiana, Gov. Kathleen Blanco and Nawlins Mayor Ray Nagin had managed to collaborate so well with the Bush administration that Hurricane Katrina became a national tragedy.