A tribute to Condoleeza Rice and George W. Bush who, despite voluminious evidence to the contrary, said, "I don't think anybody could have predicted that these people would take an airplane and slam it into the World Trade Center, take another one and slam it into the Pentagon, that they would try to use an airplane as a missile," adding that "even in retrospect" there was "nothing" to suggest that" and "I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees," respectively.

Saturday, September 02, 2006

"Where Are They Now?" A Discontinued Series 

As you know, Katrina was a disaster of major proportions. Many skilled professionals from throughout the United States made their way to New Orleans to assist those in distress. Fifty of these skilled professionals were assigned to assist one man. That man...


A group of 1,000 firefighters convened in Atlanta to volunteer with the Katrina relief efforts. Of those, “a team of 50 Monday morning quickly was ushered onto a flight headed for Louisiana. The crew’s first assignment: to stand beside President Bush as he tours devastated areas.”
[Salt Lake Tribune; Reuters]

Second in A Series That Ended With The Last Entry of "Where Are They Now"

One can only hope that these 50 trained professionals did not suffer any lasting side-effects from this particular assignment. Where are they now? Likely, back doing what there training was designed for, not as propaganda backdrops.

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