Are you serious?
Like most Americans, I have my mind on New Orleans. Every story coming out of there keeps getting more and more disheartening. While I have no experience in military or search and rescue operations, my frustration is growing as there appears to be no relief. The mayor of the city is moments away from marching those who can walk out of the Superdome down the highway.
And, to make it worse, I just watched Bush's speech about our efforts. Who are his PR people again and why did they okay talking points that spend more time addressing oil pipelines and policies than the thousands of people in the most devastating situation imaginable? This is our leader? He certainly didn't respond to 9/11 by discussing the impact of not having the World Trade Center businesses adding to the bottom line. This is the person who provides vision based on his understanding of the issues? It makes me embarrassed.
All the while during Bush's speech, I am just wishing the man standing to his right would take the lectern and school him in compassion and leadership. I need a president that does more than read a laundry list and stare cocky at the prompter.
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