I think what you will see is disturbing. They have a valid point of view, but I believe that view would change if the oil was spilled by American Petroleum close to London. We clearly have to make a better effort to communicate to our friends across the sea. Its my opinion, and if anyone should hate them I should, they are feeling like a second rate power and we should have a better relationship. Gulf oil spill: BP faces $34bn in fines as Senate smashes estimates Gulf oil spill: BP faces $34bn in fines as Senate smashes estimates | Environment | The Guardian BP oil spill hearings - live blog BP oil spill hearings - live blog | Richard Adams | World news | guardian.co.uk BP bows to Obama and cancels its dividends http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article2559413.ece read their post its a eye opener.