It seems like only yesterday we watched Hurricane Katrina bearing down on New Orleans. The devastation was incredible, the aftermath an international disgrace. Inadequate preparation, criminally inadequate levees, abysmal federal response. And now, here comes Gustav, currently a category 4… Read More ›
The TV networks reporting on Hurricane Katrina keep describing the geography of New Orleans as a bowl. Souper bowl would be more accurate, as in: a super-sized bowl of contaminated soup.
Bush is in Biloxi showing his concern about the hurricane damage. Good for him. Now let’s see him in New Orleans. At the Superdome.
“Help is on the way.” President Bush says that a lot. And every time he does, sadly, I’m reminded of the old jokes “the check is in the mail” and “we’re from the government and we’re here to help.”