Sighing through all her works gave signs of woe,
That all was lost.
John Milton (1608 - 1674), poet
Our hearts and best wishes go out to the people whose lives have been (this is an understatement) upset and devastated by Hurricane Katrina. This appears to be what the insurance industry calls 100-year natural disasters. Check out Poliblog for updates and additional photos. I was amazed at the photo of Katrina from space.
Curtains dangle from windows blown out by high winds Monday at the downtown Hyatt Regency hotel in New Orleans. The hotel's guests rode out the storm in windowless conference rooms (photo from CNN.com)
Rather than pretending to be a war (of his own making) president, Bush should be at ground zero offering support, pledging funds and most importantly making sure the funds get distributed quickly and to the right people.
Why is Bush always so damn slow? Tuesday he was in San Diego going through his faux war president routine, but he took a minute to tell residents of the affected storm areas who have no power not to leave the shelters. Meanwhile, he returns to the ranch.