From the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary: weasel - noun; a sneaky, untrustworthy or insincere person.
Our airwaves have lately been inundated with spokesmen who have dusted off their “down-home” accents to tell us all about what BP is doing to mitigate the effects of its record-setting deepwater horizon oil spill in the Gulf of New Mexico.
Their statements are upbeat, rosy, reassuring and utterly fictitious.
BP is currently engaged in many underhanded activities.
They are contributing to university oil drilling research centers.