Friends of the Earth will unveil a new television ad today connecting the Gulf of Mexico oil spill with the absurdity of the "Drill, baby, drill" mantra. The ads are airing in Florida and Virginia, two hot spots in the drilling debate. Check it out:
Kate Sheppard was a staff reporter in Mother Jones' Washington bureau from 2009 to 2013. She is now a senior reporter and the energy and environment editor at The Huffington Post. She can be reached by email at kate (dot) sheppard (at) huffingtonpost (dot) com and you can follow her on Twitter @kate_sheppard.