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Spill, Baby, Spill

Remember Sarah Palin’s mantra during the 2008 campaign? “Drill, baby, drill.” Now we have “Spill, baby, spill.” Potentially the worst environmental catastrophe in the country’s history. Something the offshore drilling advocates said could never happen.

That is what happens when you sum up a complex political issue in a slogan. Unfortunately, Palin and other right wing Republicans seem incapable of offering much more than slogans on virtually every issue. Here is a suggestion, Sarah: Try thinking. You might enjoy it.

Joe Gerken, Buffalo

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