Katrina Investigation Reveals Bush Administration’s Inability to Keep Americans Safe

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Congressional investigations into Katrina are bringing to light how incapable the White House is. From today’s New York Times: The White House was beset by the “fog of war” in the crucial days immediately after Hurricane Katrina, leaving it unable to respond properly to the unfolding catastrophe, House investigators said Friday after getting the most detailed briefing yet on how President Bush’s staff had handled the events. […] “We are left with a picture of a White House that was plagued by the fog of war,” said David Marin, the Republican staff director to the House committee investigating the government’s response to the hurricane. “The committee is likely to find a disturbing inability by the White House to de-conflict and analyze information — and that had consequences.”

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