It is vital that we get these policies right as we take forward our plans to drive down the deficit and transform our economy.
Yes, America must do the right thing, but to provide moral leadership, America must do it in the right way, too.
Cap the well, yes. Clear up the mess, yes. Make compensation - yes, absolutely. But would it be right to have legislation that independently targets BP rather than other companies? I don't think that - would be right.
Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens.
Andrea M. Ghez