This is the Reebok ERS 5000 II Mardi Gras. I thought it was an appropriate symbol for what is occuring in the Gulf of Mexico right now.
5000 feet down and 5000 gallons of effluent from the explosive drill hole. It would seem as though the number 5000 is a favorite number for the BP rupture one mile down off of Louisiana.
BP likes sick jokes, I can find plenty for them.
...BP's estimate that only 5,000 barrels of oil (click title to entry - thank you) are leaking daily from a well in the Gulf of Mexico, which the Obama administration hasn't disputed, could save the company millions of dollars in damages when the financial impact of the spill is resolved in court, legal experts say....