London (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has defended US President Barack
Obama"s conduct during the oil spill crisis, which was caused by an
explosion at BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig in April that left 11
dead. The former Beatle said that he has the right to speak against
the British company for spilling oil in his country.
“I don't accept the criticism of Barack over the oil spill," the
Sun quoted McCartney as saying. “I think he's been great. It"s
tough if we Brits whinge that he"s whingeing at us. Tough, then
don"t spill oil," he added.
Sir Paul also said that “BP isn't just a British company any
more, it's half American. The thing is, if you do something like
that you"re not going to get away with it. If the President of the
country you spilled oil in tells you off then you"ve just got to
take it or say, 'I"m really sorry, we"ll clean it up and pay for it
all by next week," McCartney said.
“If you create the biggest environmental disaster in US history
then you're not going to get off that lightly," he added.