Thursday, March 2, 2006
"I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees..."
Wrong, Mr. Preznit, you big fat liar.
On the eve of Hurricane Katrina's fateful landfall, President Bush was confident. His homeland security chief appeared relaxed. And warnings of the coming destruction — breached or overrun levees, deaths at the New Orleans Superdome and overwhelming needs for post-storm rescues — were delivered in dramatic terms to all involved. All of it was captured on videotape.What did our always-engaged, constantly-looking-out-for-the-well-being-of-Americans add to this critical meeting?
The president didn't ask a single question during the briefing but assuredHe then proceeded to butcher a G chord and the rest is history...
soon-to-be-battered state officials: "We are fully prepared."