Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

Articles by Eric

There is a place where the Gulf oil disaster has a silver lining. Where brave BP employees forgo sleep and comfort in the name of the greater good. Where "aw shucks" fishermen don't hold grudges and say the spill isn't BP's fault. Where the environmental catastrophe serves to bring out the best in us and reminds us of the fragile beauty of the human condition. That place is BP's company blog.

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Almost exactly one year after he "hiked the Appalachian Trail" with his Argentine lover, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was out of the office on Monday -- and his lieutenant governor says he didn't know where his boss was. Sound familiar?

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