The announcement this week that Barack Obama would open up space along the Atlantic coast for offshore oil drilling wasn't a cruel April Fool's joke, sadly. The president who pledged not to "drill, baby, drill" our way out of energy and climate issues seems to be going back on his word. Is it really that bad? We ask David Roberts, senior staff writer at Grist.org. GRITtv with Laura Flanders brings participatory democracy onto your computer screen and into your living room, bridging the gap between audience and advocates. Watch any show, at any time: http://grittv.org
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