Meanwhile, most news agencies continue to focus on the politics. Here's a breaking news update from Politico just a few moments ago:
Elizabeth Birnbaum, the director of the Minerals Management Service agency that oversees drilling operations, has been fired, the AP reports.Here's a headline from this hour on CNN:
"Lloyd's puts dollar value on BP spill loss."Boomberg:
BP Oil Spill Probes Find Deficiencies, DisagreementsKudos to the Washington Post, who at least managed to include news about the probable solution to the oil leak in its story:
"BP says effort to plug well 'proceeding as planned,' but success still uncertain."Here at Townhall, we'll put things in the correct perspective: this is an incredible development, and if it does solve the problem for good, it will represent a remarkable triumph of the both the oil industry and American democracy.