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Olbermann on Republican reactions to the BP oil spill

MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann, reviewing the reactions of several prominent Republicans to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, asked, “Why does the oil spill make conservatives hate America?” Upset that the government did not commandeer privately owned boats t

MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann, reviewing the reactions of several prominent Republicans to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, asked, “Why does the oil spill make conservatives hate America?”

Upset that the government did not commandeer privately owned boats to help combat the oil spill, Rep. Michele Bachmann, for example, chastised the Obama administration for its response to the disaster. Olbermann’s Bachmann commentary begins at the 2:12 minute mark.

Correction: An earlier version of this post said “publicly owned boats” instead of “privately owned boats.”