Dogged for being too calm in crisis, President Barack Obama unleashed frustration for all to see Friday, warning BP it had better do right by the people whose lives it has wrecked.
President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House
in Washington, Tuesday, June 1, 20010, after meeting with the BP Oil Spill Commission co-chairs. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The president’s third trek to the Gulf of Mexico was about the workers with no government titles, the shrimpers and the shopkeepers, the fishermen whose lives have been upended and are running out of people to blame.