Best op-ed in the Times this week is again by Bob Herbert.
The risks unleashed by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig are profound — the latest to be set in motion by the scandalous, rapacious greed of the oil industry and its powerful allies and enablers in government. America is selling its soul for oil.
Uh-huh. The double-bite of the green metaphor just gets more twisted and foul.