Bush - At fault?

FreeWillBlog has an interesting post recounting what went on before the hurricane.

Uh, check out this story from August 28th.

In the face of a catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, a mandatory evacuation was ordered Sunday for New Orleans by Mayor Ray Nagin.

The mayor called the order unprecedented and said anyone who could leave the city should. He exempted hotels from the evacuation order because airlines had already cancelled all flights.

Gov. Kathleen Blanco, standing beside the mayor at a news conference, said President Bush called and personally appealed for a mandatory evacuation for the low-lying city, which is prone to flooding.

Wait a minute. Are you kidding me? These ostensible chief executives couldn’t seriously have been so clueless that the only reason they finally bothered to evacuate was because the President called them up on the telephone and told them how to do their jobs? I’d like to find an exact quote.

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2 Responses to “Bush - At fault?”

  1. AG Says:

    www.michaelmoore.com You should check out his letter to bush bout the hurricane…


  2. Mark Ritchie Says:

    Oh good. I trust Michael Moore for all my political news.

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