The Gulf Between Our “Leaders” and Our Feeling Hearts

September 11, 2010 - I was speaking with an old friend today and he said, “I know he’s lying but he is such a damned good speaker.”

He was referring to the President of the United States and the unforgivable sin of the ongoing; I don’t even know what to call it … in the Gulf of Mexico.

Kevin Costner, speaking at the 2010 Aspen Environment Forum said, “There is no word in the English language, not catastrophe, not disaster, not horror… There is just no word in the language to describe what is actually happening in the Gulf of Mexico.”

Mr. Costner said it perfectly. There

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