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25 Mind-Numbingly Stupid Quotes About Hurricane Katrina
(Combiled by about.com)
"I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees." . . . George W. Bush
"What I'm hearing which is sort of scary is that they all want to stay in Texas. And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway so this is (chuckle)--this is working very well for them." George Bush's Evil Mother, Barbara Bush
"It makes no sense to spend billions of dollars to rebuild a city that's 7 feet under sea level...it looks like a lot of that place could be bulldozed." House Speaker Dennis Hastert
"Considering the dire circumstances that we have in New Orleans, virtually a city that has been destroyed, things are going relatively well." (former) FEMA Director Michael Brown
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job." George W. Bush, to FEMA director Michael Brown
"I have not heard a report of thousands of people in the convention center who don't have food and water." Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, on NPR's "All Things Considered," Sept. 1, 2005.
"What didn't go right?" George The Idiot Bush, as quoted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), after she urged him to fire FEMA Director Michael Brown
"I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school." First Lady Laura Bush, twice referring to a "Hurricane Corina"
"We just learned of the convention center--we being the federal government--today." FEMA Director Michael Brown, to ABC's Ted Koppel, Sept. 1, 2005, to which Koppel responded, "Don't you guys watch television? Don't you guys listen to the radio? Our reporters have been reporting on it for more than just today."
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