...while New Orleans drowned. The Junkyard Blogger
hasn't forgotten about Katrina and its aftermath, even if the rest of the world has. He's still turning over rocks, and noting what scurries out.
The federal response wasn’t perfect, but at least it was a response to the actual storm that was killing and threatening others. Blanco’s response, at least as described in the internal communications, was primarily to the political storm that engulfed her personally. She put politics before responsibility; Bush put responsibility before politics.