"Bobby Jindal was trying to privatize much of Louisiana's government services. Had his approach been applied nationwide, the Federal government wouldn't have the resources he's demanding it use to save Louisiana's coast."Presumably she thinks Governor Jindal were being inconsistent. What he's actually saying is "You shouldn't have taken everything we own, and we want it back; meanwhile, since you do have it, we expect you to maintain it properly."
[The] Interior Department released a report that uncovered "a culture of cronyism" between federal regulators and oil and gas executives. [...]So, because the bureaucrats are corrupt or incompetent, we should give them more power?
BP failed to follow federal mandates, environmental guidelines [...]It sounds like the problem is not that there aren't laws in place, it's that the government didn't apply the existing laws honestly or efficiently.
What the right fails to acknowledge is that big business, by its nature, is a bully.What the Left fails to acknowledge is that big government, by its nature, is a bully. And it's a bully that can not only cheat you and wreck your livelihood, as a business may; government can imprison or kill you. Neither tyrant is good, but if you had to choose one, which is the lesser evil?