copyright © 2010 Betsy L. Angert. BeThink.org
Whispers whirled around the White House, on The Hill, within the Department of Justice, and finally filtered down to the streets. In truth, talk could be heard on the avenues, where average Americans roam, long before declarations came from above. Should BP CEO Tony Hayward go to prison? The public wonders. What would the Obama Administration do? Countless clamored, with full knowledge that President Bush’s DOJ killed a criminal probe into BP. It was believed that the potential indictments threatened the most senior officials. More recently, words of warrants have become a distinct possibility. Criminal charges are being considered against BP in regards to the Gulf oil rig tragedy.