Friday, April 30, 2010

Nil, Baby, Nil!

That's what we're hearing from Drill, Baby, Drill! champions Sarah Palin and Michael Steele as the disaster in the Gulf continues to expand.

These are not people known for the, what's going on?  Is continuing to Shill, Baby, Shill! simply not in the best taste at the moment given the loss of life, property and the impending environmental catastrophe?  Or is possible that they realize (for the first time?  anew?) their rhetoric at and since the last Republican convention was empty and cynical, aimed at harnessing the inbred jingoism of their base for political gain?

Maybe they're just busy.

[Photo from Texas on the Potomac, a blog at The Houston Chronicle.]