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It was the fault of a nation ill prepared for such a disaster.
"Katrina exposed serious problems in our response capability at all levels of government and to the extent the federal government didn't fully do its job right, I take responsibility"
Originally posted by QuietSoul
Big Whoop. He "takes responsibility" and is going to "figure out what went wrong"... yay?
Enter right stage: Bush
"The problem is FEMA doesn't have enough power! Furthermore, we're granting them more power to be more aggressive in "relief" efforts!"
Exit Left stage: Bush
Enter right stage: Big Media
"Groups gather to protest Bush's sweeping change of command protocals during Disasters. The protocals were changed in order to save lives! Not take your rights away!
Exit right stage: Big Media
Enter right stage: Befumbled Citizens
"What the hell is going on?"
Originally posted by grover
Considering he can't run again and there is no vote of confidence in this country and he is not about to resign in disgrace or commit suicide in shame, his accepting responsiblity doesn't mean a damned thing. What's he gonna do slap himself on the wrist and say bad president?