Government Admits It Can’t Do Any Better Than BP

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Though BP's efforts to stanch the still-ongoing flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico have failed miserably for over a month now, Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen said today that there are no plans for the government to take the reins. "To push BP out of the way would raise the question: to replace them with what?" he said. Anything? [CNN]