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Obama blasts BP: 'We will bring those responsible to justice'

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Obama blasts BP: 'We will bring those responsible to justice' - TheHill.com

President Barack Obama on Tuesday used the strongest language yet to suggest that BP could face charges in connection with the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig and the resulting oil spill, saying if any laws were broken, “my solemn pledge is that we will bring those responsible to justice.”
Good, I'm glad to see SOMEONE has the stones to step up and crack the necessary heads
 

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How does his incredibly vague and politically expedient statement constitute "stones" in any way? It's like saying "we're going to be tough on terrorism." It doesn't mean anything, but it makes people feel good and conveys the image of action.
 

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How does his incredibly vague and politically expedient statement constitute "stones" in any way? It's like saying "we're going to be tough on terrorism." It doesn't mean anything, but it makes people feel good and conveys the image of action.
Ostensibly, you're right. Words are not action. However I'm hoping this is a signal of upcoming action against BP for their mess.
 
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