The levees in NOLA weren't kept up for the past few years because the feds couldn't afford it, what with the tax cuts, The War on Terrorism, Inc., and, oh yeah, we're fighting a war in Iraq. And Katrina has also illustrated the important part social services play for the millions of poor folks in this nation. So what's near the top of the Republicans' agenda as they go back to work in Congress? From the WaPo:
Can these guys be serious? If the media has this new spirit of journalism that I mentioned before, this will be a fucking scandal. We'll see.