Re: “With oil spilling, governor goes crying to big government” (Leonard Pitts Jr. column, 5-30).
Pitts attacks Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for demanding some assistance and support from the Obama administration and BP.
It seems, according to Pitts’ reasoning, if you’re a conservative then you have no business asking for the government to assist you no matter how serious the problem is or how many millions of people it may affect.
It took almost seven weeks into the oil spill before Obama finally stepped up to the plate and accepted responsibility for directing the cleanup and assisting the fishing industry, …