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The Honest Republican

McCain on Katrina:

"Never again, never again, will a disaster of this nature be handled in the disgraceful way it was handled," McCain declared.

He made the same pledge over and over during the day: "I promise you, never again."
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Without mentioning Bush directly, McCain said that when Katrina struck, "If I had been president, I would have ordered the plane landed at the nearest base and I'd of been over here." He repeated that later, saying, "I would've landed my airplane at the nearest Air Force base and come over personally."

McCain said the missteps of the Bush administration were well chronicled and undisputed, citing unqualified leaders, poor communication and a failure to recognize the dimensions of the problem.

Hmm. That can't be. Because, see, for the last two years the official conservative position has been that Mr. Bush did nothing wrong. Nope. Not a thing. Not the job of the federal government to rush to the rescue of New Orleans.

And now the GOP presidential candidate goes and validates the liberal accusations against Mr. Bush.

I may vote for the guy yet.

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  1. Blogger Melinda Says:

    Hey, McCain had a "Sistah Souljah Moment"!

    Yeah, I haven't ruled him out, either.

  2. Blogger Ruth Anne Adams Says:

    Well, good, Michael; your vote for him will make up for my vote not voted. [I'm half-serious.]