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Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Seems like the Secretary of Homeland Security doesn't read either

Does anyone in this administration really read a newspaper or watch television?

From Meet the Press

MR. RUSSERT: People were stunned by a comment the president of the United States made on Wednesday, Mr. Secretary. He said, "I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees." How could the president be so wrong, be so misinformed?

SEC'Y CHERTOFF: Well, I think if you look at what actually happened, I remember on Tuesday morning picking up newspapers and I saw headlines, "New Orleans Dodged The Bullet," because if you recall the storm moved to the east and then continued on and appeared to pass with considerable damage but nothing worse...

Here's the front page of major newspapers from last Tuesday...