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Film director James Cameron says 'morons' charged with fixing Gulf oil spill

The Washington Post's Garance Franke-Ruta reports that "Avatar" and "Titanic" director James Cameron on Wednesday evening criticized those responsible for stopping the geyser of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico and again offered the assistance of the private team of deep-sea experts with whom which he has worked on several underwater films and exploration efforts. He called the people currently trying to fix the oil well "morons." See the full story on the Post's Live Coverage blog.

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 |  June 3, 2010; 1:42 PM ET Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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I view Cameron as an ordinary citizen just as myself. He has a right to express his opinions. Ordinary citizens do not have to be experts. Obviously, because of what has happened, the experts are not at the wheel.

Posted by: nappy11 | June 15, 2010 9:33 AM
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And when did James Cameron become an expert in the oil business??

Posted by: silencedogoodreturns | June 10, 2010 11:09 AM
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BP = Bungling Peckerwoods

They don't give a culo de raton as bankruptcy looms in the near future.

Posted by: jak_deth | June 5, 2010 10:27 AM
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When did the opinons of Hollywood become so important?
The people trying to fix the oil well in the Gulf may or may not know what they are doing. However, common sense says they have got to have a bit more experience than a movie director. This is not a 2 hour fantasy film, where the good guys win out in the end.
This is real life,which contrary to public belief,Hollywood knows absolutely nothing about.
Take a look Mr. Cameron-this is a dirty,messy job, with no caterers and no re-takes.People have lost their lives, their jobs and wildlife and fragile eco systems are being destroyed.
This is one time the camera can't pan off to a prettier shot.
Some of the American public may take Hollywoods opinions as educated fact, but there are still some of us who do not need the "Elite" to tell us what to do or think.
Come election time, Hollywood will also realize we don't need actors, directors and money moguls to tell who to vote into office.
If you think I'm wrong-how's California doing these days Mr. Cameron?

Posted by: hwthrt | June 5, 2010 8:18 AM
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