If the President isn't going to help the rich wildlife of the Gulf Coast, and those designated to save the animals are fighting a modern war with ancient weapons, what are we going to do? The answer: anything we can.
According to Rush Limbaugh, the Sierra Club and other "greeniacs" forced BP to drill far offshore. We can't let Rush Limbaugh or anyone else distract us from the truth. BP is to blame for the disaster playing out before us, and BP must pay.
For eighteen years I've had the privilege of serving as the Sierra Club's director. Today, I step aside for a new role, as Chairman, with Michael Brune, formerly of Rain Forest Action Network, replacing me.