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BP CEO Hayward Sets Sights on a New Goal: Most Hated Man in the World (VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

There are only so many ways for a man to say, "I'm sorry I killed your ocean." Taking a week off to go yachting is not one of them.

Tony Hayward, Leaving in Style

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

There is the flapping tongue, ladies and gentlemen. And then there is the subtle beauty of the upraised middle finger.

Gulf Oil Spill: BP Magazine Discovers Bright Side To Oil Spill

Wall Street Journal | Benoit Faucon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the "Life of Brian," a 1979 comedy from the Monty Python team, the hero ends up whistling the song "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" despite...

Politics As Usual, Exponential Factor Four

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Politics as usual is as reassuring as a warm, Vaseline-lined bathrobe. Its comforting that no matter the crisis, our politicians will find time to grandstand even if it cancels out the possibility of actual progress.

Tony Hayward Sailing

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Letterman Takes On Tony Hayward's Image (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Well Tony Hayward finally has a chance to get his life back. But with the events of the past few months, something tells us it won't be same. No probl...

BP and Risk Communication: They Just Don't Get It

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Ropeik

As a consultant in risk perception, it stuns me that the otherwise smart people who run organizations can't see that it is in their best interest to sincerely put the feelings of others first.

Stephen Hawking: Aliens 'No Longer Interested' in Invading Earth

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Even if aliens planned to travel to Earth to warn humans against destroying their own planet, Dr. Hawking said, "If they showed up now and took a look around they'd be like, 'Oops, too late.'"

BP's New Oil Spill Point Man

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER and TOM MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON — BP's new strategy to clean up its image and the Gulf Coast is to hand the job from its British CEO, widely criticized for tone-deaf com...

Mitch McConnell: 'I Couldn't Disagree With Joe Barton More'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sought to put himself at arm's length from Republican congressman Joe Barton, who became embroiled in c...

Falling on the Swordfish

John Krifka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Krifka

CEO slips, misses point, but drowns in own oil anyway ...

Gulf Oil Spill: Tony Hayward Attends Glitzy English Yacht Race As Oil Spews Into Gulf

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press LONDON — In what one environmentalist described as "yet another public relations disaster" for embattled energ...

Forget Ritual Suicide, What About Joe Barton's Political Suicide?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oh, how that sneaky Rep. Joseph Cao (R-LA) toys with our emotions! We never know how we're gonna feel about him (okay, pretty sure we love the guy--bu...

As Tony Hayward Exits, Bloggers Excitedly Make Same Joke

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

This afternoon, news came that BP chief executive Tony Hayward "is being relieved of day-to-day responsibility for managing the Gulf of Mexico oil spi...

Weekly Mulch: Can Washington Stand Up to the Energy Industry?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders spent this week trying to stand up to the oil industry. In ...

Joe Barton and the Big Big Debate

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

The real challenge of our time has nothing to do with whether one trusts Big Business and Wall Street more or less than Big Government. The challenge is to keep the two apart.

The Oil Spill: Projections

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Clothier

Projection is a wonderfully convenient way to sidestep my own responsibility. In this light, I found myself watching yesterday's public roasting of BP and its CEO, Tony Hayward.

Congress Announces BP to Be Boiled in Their Own Oil

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Henry Sterry

The shocking decision to boil BP executives in their own oil will undoubtedly result in enormous controversy, but Congress is undeterred.

20 Thoughts on 20 Billion Bucks

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The oil-company spill-containment plans must be working better than we thought -- there hasn't been a single dead walrus washed ashore yet.

Jason Linkins

The Man Who Wasn't There: A Whole Day Of Tony Hayward's Obfuscating In Four Minutes | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tony Hayward is the captain of a foundering ship who just doesn't know anything about ships. He managed to get through nearly three decades of working in the oil business without actually learning anything about it.

Green News Report -- June 17, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! Welcome aboard to our latest new affil...

Texas Rep. Joe Barton Backpedals On BP Apology: Oil Giant 'Should Be Held Responsible'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday afternoon, Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton issued an apology for telling BP CEO Tony Hayword that the Obama administration's actio...

Jason Linkins

BP CEO Tony Hayward Re-Recites Ad Copy In Congressional Hearings (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anyone who was tuned in to this morning's session of Congressional hearings featuring various angry members of the House of Representatives, BP CEO To...

Texas Congressman Joe Barton BP Apology, 'Shakedown' Comments, Met With Angry Calls For Him Resign From House Committee

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Republican Rep. Joe Barton issued an apology to BP CEO Tony Hayward at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday -- calling the Obama administration's eff...

The Barton Apology: Proving Conservatives Want America to Be Dependent on Big Oil

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Scher

Conservatism -- an ideology so blinded by hatred for liberalism, and so compromised by relationships to Big Oil that it will reject all common sense to keep America dependent on fossil fuels.