Mike Papantonio: Reckless and Wanton Conduct of Oil Companies

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The oil companies’ conduct in the Gulf of Mexico are the “equivalent of getting drunk on a fifth of liquor, driving 80 miles an hour through a school zone and killing a child,” says Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire radio host and attorney representing Gulf residents in their lawsuit against BP. But despite such conduct, BP wants to keep drilling, claiming it’ll cost jobs if they don’t keep pumping out oil.

Papantonio joins us via Skype to give us the latest on the lawsuit, the spill, and the oil—which doesn’t just go away, no matter what the companies would have us believe.