The president isn't blameless either. The initial response to Katrina was a mess. We'll have plenty of time to debate how much of a mess and who was responsible. But it's a political fact that when the media was hysterical and local leadership behaving abysmally, Bush did not successfully impose order. That's something he'd have to do in the wake of terrorist attack, and it's something he should have done with Katrina.Agreed.
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Jonah Goldberg on Katrina
Goldberg sums up the gross overreaction in the media and elsewhere, and he spreads the blame around:
Posted by Tom at 9:45 AM