Daily Kos: Political Analysis and other daily rants on the state of the nation.: "As specific orders began arriving to the firefighters in Atlanta, a team of 50 Monday morning quickly was ushered onto a flight headed for Louisiana. The crew's first assignment: to stand beside President Bush as he tours devastated areas."
I think more media attention should be focused on the destructive behavior of this Administration. We have years of clean up and restoration ahead and we need to have the right people doing the job. Now is the time to determine which of the current Administration should be doing this work.
First, we have trained first responders being used as social workers at best, and Administration shills at worst:
Then we take some of these first responders and use them as stage props:
I really think this is an issue that needs more attention. We need to make sure we don't have unreliable, unstable or incompetent people in positions of authority during a disaster.
I rather think this skillfully edited picture is a better summary of the situation than the one above it. It is a fake, but it tells a truth.
George Walker Bush: A Twenty-first Century Marie Antoinette