Be prepared (via The Plastic Hippo)

The Plastic Hippo does it yet again. Wonderfully eloquent, incisive and prescient post, and probably the best comment on the BP affair you’ll read. Check it out now.

Be prepared Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the scouting movement, became a national hero following his exploits at the siege of Mafeking during the second Boer War. Tony Hayward, chief executive of British Petroleum, is unlikely to receive the Order of Merit for his exploits during the siege of Capitol Hill during the US Congressional Committee hearings into the Deepwater Horizon disaster. One congressman signalled his intention to “slice and dice” the Birm … Read More

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