Other countries are going to take the lead [in clean energy] and we're going to follow. But that's what a declining empire does. I, for one, look forward to our new Chinese overlords.
Satirist Harry Shearer talks about the Gulf oil disaster.
Interviewed by Daniel Hinerfeld in Chalmette, LA on October 8, 2010.
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Producer/Interviewer: Daniel Hinerfeld
Audio editor: Jesse Baker
Recorded by StoryCorps -- Facilitator: Jackie Sojico