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Louisiana residents paint mural for Obama and BP

by Jonathan Hiskes. Image of the day: Residents near Grand Isle, La. painted this mural for President Obama’s visit last week. Courtesy Mother Jones reporter Mac McLelland , who’s reporting up a storm from the Gulf.

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