25 Stupid Katrina quotes

News & Politics

Sure you've got your "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job," from Bush and his mom's "don't them poor folk just love it in Texas," comments but Daniel Kurtzman's also got some lesser-known doosies, like...

"Considering the dire circumstances that we have in New Orleans, virtually a city that has been destroyed, things are going relatively well." – FEMA Director Michael Brown, Sept. 1, 2005

"You simply get chills every time you see these poor individuals...many of these people, almost all of them that we see are so poor and they are so black, and this is going to raise lots of questions for people who are watching this story unfold." – CNN's Wolf Blitzer, on New Orleans' hurricane evacuees, Sept. 1, 2005

"I understand there are 10,000 people dead. It's terrible. It's tragic. But in a democracy of 300 million people, over years and years and years, these things happen." - GOP strategist Jack Burkman, on MSNBC's "Connected," Sept. 7, 2005

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