Coastal workers angry about 'small people' remark

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 5:58pm

Thousands of coastal workers are outraged after being called "small people" by a British Petroleum executive.

Those remarks were made by Chairman Carl Svanberg, who made the comment to reporters in Washington D.C..

Svanberg, a Swedish native, does not speak English as his first language. He has since apologized for what he called 'clumsy speaking.'

You can hear the comment in the above video.

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