Working Class Hero

The human impact of the BP oiltastrophe has been playing out this week in front of the Presidential Commission investigating this seemingly endless clusterfuck.Drew Landry, a South Louisiana crawfisherman, testified in part by singing a tune that he wrote about the human costs of the spill.He sounded a bit like Steve Earle, which is a good thing in my book. If he adds a nice bridge to the song he could have a hit on his hands. Mr. Landry himself was a big hit with the commissioners because of his candor and down home charm.

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I’m not sure whether or not the post title is entirely accurate but at least for one day Drew Landry was a hero. Besides, anyone who gives me a John Lennon earworm is all right;

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