… the Republicans will be stupid enough to oppose making BP pay the full cost of the spill, suggesting instead that the federal government – i.e., the taxpayers – contribute. Can you say “bailout”?
If Obama & Co. can frame this as the issue in November – Should the taxpayers have to pay for BP’s mistakes? – the Republicans will have managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
Update Harry Reid’s office is on the case. Good work!