Carl-Henric Svanberg Emerges Uncorrected

The people living on the Gulf Coast should not take offense to BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg's "small people" comment.  Mr. Svanberg was not referring exclusively to the victims of the oil disaster but to the majority of Americans.  To Chairman Carl, it is big up here and small down there.  Mr. Svanberg spoke on behalf of large oil companies and directed apologetic comments toward the peons, serfs and the menial working class. A contrite Carl-Henric extended socialist-democracy sympathies for BP's negligence prior to the explosion saying, "I hear comments sometimes that large oil companies are greedy companies or don't care, but that is not the case with BP. We care about the small people." The BP Chairman made the "small people" statement after meeting for twenty short minutes with America's "biggest person," Barack Obama.  The President strong-armed a big deal by getting BP to commit to putting...(Read Full Post)