Saturday, June 26, 2010

When 'Disaster' Isn't Enough

What to call the Gulf oil disaster continues to confound people who are trying to adequately and accurately describe the situation.

"Spill" doesn't cut it, since it was and is no such thing, and "leak" doesn't do it, either.  I think "gusher" might be a bit better but still not strong enough.

Some links:

New York Times primer
Fake reporting by BP

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