Happy Anniversary. For the occasion, the White House has issued a "fact sheet" which claims that levee and floodwall rebuilding have left New Orleans with its "best flood protection in history." 2 thoughts on that: 1) Why do I not believe it? and 2) Is that really saying much anyway?
Harry Shearer compares the paltry federal response to Katrina with the rush to bailout sub-prime borrowers who likewise may be losing their homes.
And the Times-Picayune pleads with President Bush for "fair treatment" in financial aid following the failure of the federal levees that drowned their city.