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Environmentalists Give Barack Obama a Pass on Oil Spill

Politico - Last week, it seemed, environmentalists were finally ready to let loose on President Barack Obama over the Gulf oil spill.

As the greatest environmental catastrophe in U.S. history has played out on Obama's watch, the environmental movement has essentially given him a pass - all but refusing to unleash any vocal criticism against the president even as the public has grown more frustrated by Obama's performance.

About a dozen environmental groups took out a full page ad in the Washington Post Tuesday - not to fault Obama over the ecological catastrophe but to thank him for putting on hold an Alaska drilling project. "We deeply appreciate your decision. ..." the ad says to Obama. Read more.

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