For pure chutzpah, it's hard to top BP CEO Tony Hayward. Discussing the Gulf oil spill that continues to wreak havoc on fisherman, Gulf state tourism, delicate ecosystems (etc., etc.) , Hayward told Fox News, "there's no one who wants this thing over more than I do." He went on: "Y'know, I'd like my life back."
An unfortunately choice of words, to be sure, but Hayward, whose remark was picked up by Talking Points Memo, may yet get his wish. The Irish bookie service Paddy Power is offering 6-to-4 odds that Hayward will be the first BP executive to lose his job because of the spill.
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