Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Can't Define Irony? Then, Read Chevron's "Ethics" Complaint.

Grist blogger Philip Bump hits the nail on the head in his blog today about Chevron's "ethics" complaint against New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, who has been one of only a handful of elected officials willing to stand up to Chevron's thuggery and own unethical misconduct in Ecuador. In a blog entitled, "Chevron is newly concerned about politicians being influenced by money," the Grist blogger writes:

"We now have an example of irony that will stand the test of time. An example of irony that is so obvious and appreciable that when, several millennia from now, people are arguing about Alanis Morissette, the debate will be curtailed when someone notes this news story.

"For you see, Chevron has filed a complaint against the comptroller of New York, suggesting that he was unduly influenced to criticize the company due to campaign contributions he received. Chevron. Complained about how campaign contributions influenced an elected official.

Can. You. *&$##!!. Imagine.

Read the entire blog here.

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