This is, or should be, a scandal as enormous as the “spill” itself. That the US federal government is doing damage control for BP tells us who, or what, is really running things in the United States under (or “under”)
Efforts to Limit the Flow of Spill News
By JEREMY W. PETERS
When the operators of Southern Seaplane in Belle Chasse, La., called the local Coast Guard-Federal Aviation Administration command center for permission to fly over restricted airspace in Gulf of Mexico, they made what they thought was a simple and routine request.