Two Daughters of Louisiana Criticize Obama Administration

By Evan Harris

May 23, 2010 10:50am

Is the Obama administration doing a good enough job responding to the BP oil spill?


No, said Cokie Roberts and Donna Brazile on the “This Week” roundtable. “The oil is gushing and we’re being lied to by how much oil is gushing…and the administration has now named a commission,” Cokie Roberts said derisively. “Now this is what you do when you really don’t have anything else to do: you name a commission,” she said. “That’s not going to stop the oil.”


“One of the problems I have with the [Obama] administration is that they’re not tough enough,” Brazile said. “They are waiting for BP to say, ‘oh we have a new plan to stop the oil leak.’ They need to stop it, contain it, clean it up and try and help us conserve our coastal wetlands,” Brazile said.


Brazile and Roberts were joined on the roundtable by Sam Donaldson and George F. Will.


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