Do you need more evidence that this company is actually attacking the United States of America, and their bungled handling of the oil spill is a sham?Tony Hayward's 40 percent raise.
The idea that this company is 'trying' to handle the ecological disaster in the Gulf would be laughable were the consequences not so damned serious.
What BP has done is release a torrent of oil that is virtually unstoppable. Then they set up a command center, from which BP CEO Tony Hayward issued statements in which the word "extraodinary" was used several times to describe his company's response.
If your firm makes a massive bungling mistake costing lives, destroying others and ruining the environment, do you THEN REWARD THE CEO?
Only if you bear nothing but complete contempt for the country in which your firm did this.
The spill in the Gulf is quickly becoming a foreign policy crisis, straining the relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.