The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Bush's Katrina briefing: video now online

Just follow the link above to see some of the footage on the WaPo's website.

The footage reveals another fatal flaw in the defense of the White House mounted by the right-wing pundits: the argument that it was entirely the fault of Louisiana state officials. While they might not have come up with an ideal response, Bush is heard to specifically reassure Louisiana that the federal government has the situation well in hand.

August 29, 2005: "We are fully prepared."

September 1, 2005: "I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees."

Bush to White House photographer: "Cram another American flag in here, stat!"