I caught this video clip from Jimmy Kimmel Live, titled "BP Keeps Focusing on the Positive," this morning while watching Morning Joe* at the gym. And it is too brilliant not to share.
Btw, re the statistic Jimmy Kimmel quotes at the beginning, that 6% of Americans have a favorable rating of BP (or at least not a negative one), I believe it. Every time I pass a BP gas station (there are two close to where we live), there are always plenty of cars getting or waiting to get gas, though I no longer will get my gas from either one (though I realize Mobil and Shell and Sunoco aren't really any better).
While the video is funny, the oil leak is no laughing matter, and I get sick every time I see/hear about the damage it is doing to the environment, to nature, and to the livelihoods of the people who live in and around the Gulf of Mexico. But in many ways, we only have our oil-loving selves to blame. 9/11 didn't get us to reduce our dependence on oil. And it looks like the BP leak won't either. Which is a shame (though it should be a crime).
*Yea, I watch Morning Joe. You got a problem with that? Hey, it's way more informative and entertaining than the farce The TODAY Show has become.
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