I know it's less fun to blame the feds when Obama's in charge, HuffPost headline writers, but the folks actually using the force of law to keep media away from oil spill areas are not BP, but the Coast Guard, with support from the Obama administration.

That's what I call committment: McCotter suggests his own leadership position should be eliminated to save money.

Tar balls in Texas?

Rep. Brad Ellsworth, outsider.

Reid and Angle come to cease-and-desists over websites.

What could go wrong? Joel Stein, a little too sure of his Hollywood-hangin', Time-writin' liberal cred's ability to grant him immunity, wrote a ham-handed semi-comedic piece about how the high level of Indian immigration to his N.J. hometown makes him a tad squeamish. Bonus: Vishnu jokes!