Personally, I belive it is demonstrative of just how out of touch
this administration truly is... If only I had some other examples to
substantiate this... Oh wait!... I do!
1. August 31st:
More than a full day AFTER the levees break, and in the absence of any federal relief, President Bush finally grabs the reigns
and leaves Arizona... for San Diego, where he accepts a guitar from country singer Mark Wills.
2. September 1st
: More than 48 hours after the national news media began broadcasting the plight of the evacuees stranded without food and
water at the convention center, the head
of FEMA tells not one, but several
members of the naitonal media, on national live
, that they only became aware of the situation that day
3. September 2nd
: Bush prasies
Michael Brown: "Brownie, you're doing a fine job!"
4. September 2nd
: In response to congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's crticisms of the delay in initiating federal relief efforts, Bush asks, "What
5. September 3rd
: First Lady Bush congratulates FEMA, saying they are doing a "great job across the board."
Ohhh... I would be remiss if I didn't mention one other date: August 26th, the day Gov. Blanco requested FEMA assistance via FEMA protocol. No, our
"leaders" aren't out of touch whatsoever...
This I'm afraid, is the sad yet inevitable consequence of an institutionalized "zero accountability" policy. One day, you're simply feeling good
that everyone around you tells you, "yes sir!" Next thing you know, your getting information updates from this guy:
Source references available all over this forum.