a lack of oil to clean up. The dreaded standoff against a monolithic adversary has come to nought— the oil has dissipated, hooray!
This development can only be described as an incredible blessing of good fortune that marks a massive strategic victory in American efforts to defeat the spill.
If the US has one unrivalled and indisputable skill, it’s mastery over a highly dispersed and incomprehensible enemy that refuses a pitched battle and follows paradigms— here weather patterns and a marine ecosystem, there ideology and creed— that share little-to-nothing with its own.
Give them a decade and I’m sure the situation will be fully resolved and under control.
That’s it from me. Summer days are long so the time I spend sitting at a computer is short. See you at Journées Des Alternatives!