BP too “slick” for Obama. Watchdog? Who raided the “3rd Party” Social Security Trust Fund?


“We want what everyone wants,” he said. “We want to do whatever we can to capture all the oil we can to minimize the impact.”

The heightened estimate of the scope of the continuing disaster came as Obama appointed Michael Bromwich, a former Justice Department watchdog in the Clinton administration, as the new head of a reorganized federal effort to regulate offshore oil drilling.

“His charge over the next few months is to build an organization that acts as the oil industry’s watchdog — not its partner,” Obama said Tuesday.

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