by geoffgresh

We’re in the midst of possibly the worst oil disaster in US history. The damage to the environment could be catastrophic, and the economic impact, devastating.

So what’s the Quitter worried about? Big Oil’s brand image.

In a 30-minute speech to a Republican crowd in Kansas City Saturday, the onetime Republican vice presidential nominee dubbed the gulf spill “very tragic” but added: “I want our country to be able to trust the oil industry.

Yes, you read that correctly. What the Quitter wants right now more than anything is for Americans to love BP and Halliburton.

That must be some retainer she’s on.