Super depressing photos of Gulf oil spill disaster

This Boston Globe photo gallery with images of the Gulf oil spill devastation will make you cry. Man, look at #6, with those bottlenose dolphins swimming under water blanketed with droplets of crude. What the hell, world? Related, in the NYT: The federal government gave BP and dozens of other oil companies the OK to drill in the Gulf of Mexico "without first getting required permits from another US agency that assesses threats to endangered species — and despite strong warnings from that agency about the impact the drilling was likely to have on the gulf."