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Live Video Feed of Endless Gush of Oil: A Damning Fountain of Truth

The Boston Globe - ONE IMAGE captures the truth and enormity of the Gulf oil spill, even more than the muck-soaked pelicans.

It's the live video feed of oil spewing into the ocean, which BP was forced to post on the Internet, thanks to US Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts. Gaining access to the video was a major battle. Now, the relentless scrutiny of that undersea eye - actually 12 undersea eyes attached to a dozen camera-bearing robots - keeps the pressure on the oil company.

It also keeps the pressure on President Obama as he tries to buff up a tarnished commander-in-chief image. Whether Obama is meeting with BP executives or walking along Gulf beaches, the camera never blinks on the worst environmental disaster in US history. Read more.

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