Rep. Joe Barton's accusation that BP's (BP) compensation fund is a government "shakedown" may...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

Rep. Joe Barton's accusation that BP's (BP) compensation fund is a government "shakedown" may have been inartful but it gives voice to a growing view in corporate circles that Obama is "antibusiness." Obama is "walking a fine line... He runs the risk of sowing a level of mistrust about all big companies... that he will need to invest and innovate for the kind of recovery he wants.”