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18 June 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:18am

Should Tony Hayward have got some tips from George Galloway?

The BP boss angered senators with his reluctance to answer questions. Perhaps this was the wrong tac

By Samira Shackle

It hasn’t been a good few months for Tony Hayward, all in all. Public hatred for the BP boss is reaching fever pitch in the US, culminating in yesterday’s humiliating grilling by the congressional energy subcommittee.

Hayward was accused of “stonewalling”, refusing to answer questions. That is certainly not a charge that could be levelled against George Galloway, seen here telling it like it is to a US Senate hearing.

 

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