Obama’s oil spill speech: Pointless or progress?

President Obama addressed the nation last night about the BP oil spill. The Washington Post ’s David Ignatius  said Obama “had it about right” during his speech. “Call to arms. Three-point plan. End our energy addiction. God bless America.” Newsweek senior editor Daniel Gross thought otherwise. Writing for Slate , he  said the speech was “almost enough to make you miss President George W. Bush. Maybe not the actual presidency of George W. Bush, but at least t…

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