as opposed to we small people.
Perhaps the reason they won't cap the leak is because there is damage resulting in an unstable area around the well opening.Capping the well may cause internal pressure and a more violent unpredictable escape.Obama must know this. Why is he not telling us the whole truth?
Because they are going to have to nuke it when the relief wells don't work. Its one step at a time to make sure the American people don't freak out.