A look at the day's political happenings, including Mitt Romney's latest campaign deception and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offering praise for President Obama.
Ever at the ready to undermine the authority of our socialist president, the GOP's biggest and baddest yammerer, Rush Limbaugh, and some of his like-minded friends jumped on the opportunity to repurpose the Gulf Coast oil spill, rhetorically transforming the eco-corporate disaster (continued).
Michael D. Brown's got cojones -- either that, or a distressing lack of self-awareness on some fundamental level. The former FEMA director, roundly roasted for his too-little-too-late leadership style during Hurricane Katrina's aftermath, is now aiming to bring his disaster management skills to California's fire-ravaged regions.
Former FEMA director Michael "Heckuva Job" Brown told an aide he was "sitting in the chair, putting mousse in my hair" as he waited for a media interview immediately after the Aug. 29 disaster began. He also disputed that levees quickly broke -- despite getting reports to that effect.