Massey Mining, and the Alpha Natural Resources outfit which bought Massey up after the disaster at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine has paid out millions, but the beneficiaries ain’t happy.
You can’t tell why they’re unhappy, because their lips have been sealed with those same millions of dollars, but most of us can guess.
No-one has been charged with negligence, no-one has been dismissed. No new safety legislation has been placed into the hopper of the House of Representatives.
The man’s son has been buried, he looks out over the grass towards the forests where he used to hunt alongside his son, and he cries. And I understand his tears, because he knows he cannot say why he is crying.