Often a careful and thoughtful (if verbose) commentator, conservative columnist and
Atlantic 50 mainstay George Will offered
a fairly stark take on Rep. Joe Barton's apology
to BP during an appearance on ABC's This Week. "There's no defense of
BP, which has an excoriable safety record in this country," said Will,
addressing the escrow fund that was the subject of Barton's
controversial statement. "But, if you don't want to live in a northern
hemisphere Venezuela, you ought to be a little queasy"
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