Bush’s Katrina Understatement of the Year
Posted on Mar 1, 2006
ABC via Think Progress:
In tonight’s interview on ABC, Bush revealed how detached he was from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina:
VARGAS: When you look back on those days immediately following when Katrina struck, what moment do you think was the moment that you realized that the government was failing, especially the people of New Orleans?
BUSH: When I saw TV reporters interviewing people who were screaming for help. It looked—the scenes looked chaotic and desperate. And I realized that our government was—could have done a better job of comforting people.
Truthdig says: Could have done a better job comforting people? How about could have done a better job saving people?
ABC via Think Progress
President Bush speaks to ABC’s Elizabeth Vargas in an interview broadcast Feb. 28.