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I live on the Gulf of Mexico. Pensacola Beach to be exact, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, as far as I'm concerned. I waited almost 43 years to fulfill my dream of living on the beach and just mere months into my dream-coming-true, this sh!t happens.
So, believe me, I'm annoyed.
But c'mon... can we get past all the bitterness and hostility toward BP and move forward?! Protests and boycotts and criminal lawsuits(??!) aren't helping solve the problem; in fact, I don't see how all this outrage can be doing anything but actually impeding the forward progress!
Yes, BP screwed up and is responsible for this disaster, but they ARE taking responsibility for it. Are they handling it perfectly? Probably not, but I'm guessing none of us would like being held to the standard we're attempting to hold them to. Do we really think this was intentional? That they don't want a resolution just as badly as we do, if not more?
Continuing to hammer on BP will do nothing but demoralize their people who are desperately trying to find and implement the solution. And yes, the PEOPLE who are working day and night to find that solution are PEOPLE who are likely feeling awfully unappreciated. And since when does criticism, complaints and negativity result in a better outcome?
And a criminal lawsuit? WHY? What earthly good is it going to do to divert BP's resources away from solving the problem by also forcing them to prepare a defense in a criminal case? To what benefit?
Listen, BP is sorry. Very very sorry. Maybe that sounds trite, but I believe they are doing their best. Let's NOT demoralize them any further - with the selfish goal of inspiring them to continue to do their best.
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