BP: Does the Emperor Really Have New Clothes?
Sigh. I should have known it was probably too good to be true. For the last few years, I've been praising oil giant British Petroleum's many environmental initiatives, and suggesting to my friends that BP, or Venezuelan-sourced Citgo, are better choices for gas purchasing than, say, Exxon-Mobil or Chevron-Texaco.
But now, I'm not so sure. Investigative reporter Greg Palast, who's broken some of the top stories of the last decade, including the scrubbing of thousands of black (and likely Democratic) voters from the Florida voter rolls prior to the 2000 election, accuses BP of dastardly deeds, including
Of course I haven't verified these accusations--but Palast has a very good track record. Fortunately, there are a couple of Citgo stations near me.