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Sunday, September 18, 2005
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Frank Rich dissolves the Bush Great New Orleans Society plan in hot, boiling New York Timesian acid. Just a taste:
The worst storm in our history proved perfect for exposing this president because in one big blast it illuminated all his failings: the rampant cronyism, the empty sloganeering of "compassionate conservatism," the lack of concern for the "underprivileged" his mother condescended to at the Astrodome, the reckless lack of planning for all government operations except tax cuts, the use of spin and photo-ops to camouflage failure and to substitute for action.

Please chase with copious amounts of cool water...

Not that MoDo was any nicer yesterday. She even dissed the president's pretty, blue Disney speech backdrop and careful stagecraft:
As Elisabeth Bumiller, the White House reporter for The Times, noted in a pool report, the image wizards had put up a large swath of military camouflage netting, held in place by bags of rocks and strung on poles, to hide the president from the deserted and desolate streets of the French Quarter ghost town.


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