Digby over at Hullabaloo pretty much sums it up in regard to the Gulf oil spill catastrophe.
This is all good for the wingnuts who care more about their fucking Hummers than they do about wildlife anyway. And for BP it's perfect: if the fish and the animals can just die quietly in the marshes and sink to the bottom of the ocean it's much better for their PR strategy.
...A few years back the snotty Villager question of the day was "what do we tell the children?" about oral sex during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. It turned out that the kids either already new or didn't really need any details.
This, I think is different. What are people telling their kids?
Tell your children the truth.