September 04, 2005
Over on The Washington Monthly Kevin Drum has posted a link to some rather disturbing info:
"But perhaps the greatest disappointment stands at the breached 17th Street levee. Touring this critical site yesterday with the President, I saw what I believed to be a real and significant effort to get a handle on a major cause of this catastrophe. Flying over this critical spot again this morning, less than 24 hours later, it became apparent that yesterday we witnessed a hastily prepared stage set for a Presidential photo opportunity; and the desperately needed resources we saw were this morning reduced to a single, lonely piece of equipment. The good and decent people of southeast Louisiana and the Gulf Coast — black and white, rich and poor, young and old — deserve far better from their national government."
There's more where that came from. More links, and more reports of help set up, photographed, and taken down. It would be really good news to hear this info is false really soon, but I'm not holding my breath.
Posted by sean on September 4, 2005 11:58 PM | View blog reactions
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