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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Explaining the pitiful response to Katrina

Why the Bushies were slow to react:
  1. 2005 is not an election year, and Louisiana is not a swing state.
  2. Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco is not George Bush's brother, or sister, for that matter.
Read Billmon's two posts comparing FEMA's response to Florida's hurricanes last year with its response to Katrina.