San Francisco Chronicle: Boxer rips BP a new well over spill, yet fatalistic: “Maybe God could stop this at this point.”

As the worst oil spill in U.S. history continues to bleed across the Gulf Coast, Sen. Barbara Boxer — chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee — is taking the panel there next week for a look. Already, she’s ready to rip BP a new well herself. “We know BP has to be held accountable,” Boxer said.

“Obviously, everybody could have done better here,” Boxer said while stopping by the Bay Area for a photo op this week. Buuuuuuut…..

“BP made the assurances that this was no problem. In writing. And they didn’t tell the truth. Because the day after this happened, they said, ‘We don’t know what to do,'” she said.

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