It's easy to be critical of the government's response to the BP oil disaster. It's easy even to shrug off the President getting $20 billion for the people of the gulf as too little in the face of the size of the catastrophe. But to turn the focus of the discussion of this calamity away from the environment itself, away from oil dependency, away from lethal corporate misdeeds and onto the President -- well, even my dog can't bear to see that. Here's what she was talking about yesterday at the dog park when she ran into a fox terrier. And as always, there's more at www.liberaldoodle.com.