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You know, I'll never know why some people just snap after all the hateful rhetoric, lies, wrongful deaths and greed-based underpinnings of nearly every piece of legislation this administration's pushed. But I won't lie to you -- I'm glad when they do.

Oyster is just as pleasantly surprised: "My frequent whipping post of late, Jeff Crouere, writes a must-read column titled 'Bush, Federal Government Failed New Orleans." I agree with it about as completely as I disagreed with his other efforts -- and that is saying something."

It's not quite as scathing as the tragic nature of the negligence warrants but it's a start. An excerpt:


In recent days, defenders of the Bush administration have been trying to shift blame to Democrats like Governor Kathleen Blanco, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard. But, in the view of this conservative Republican, all three of these individuals have acted admirably and have been working literally 24 hours a day since well before the hurricane hit.

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On his desk at the White House, President Harry Truman had a sign that read "The buck stops here." In a similar vein, President Bush should accept responsibility for these deadly foul-ups and fire the officials who failed.
(Your Right Hand Thief via Liberal Oasis)

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