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Thursday, March 02, 2006

Money quote

If it weren't for the fact that Bush's incompetence during the Katrina disaster cost people their lives, this quote would be laughable.
"I hope people don't draw conclusions from the president getting a single briefing," Bush spokesman Trent Duffy said, citing a variety of orders and disaster declarations Bush signed before the storm made landfall. "He received multiple briefings from multiple officials, and he was completely engaged at all times."
I don't see people, who lost everything in the hurricane, taking any comfort from statements like this.