It has been several weeks since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig collapsed and left thousands of gallons of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. Several times BP attempted to stop the leak, and several times the U.S. government claimed it had control of the situation and was not letting the oil companies call the shots, but many seem to doubt the validity of the last statement.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Who should be accountable for oil spill cleanup?
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