"Bureaucracy has murdered people in the greater New Orleans area," Aaron Broussard, president of Jefferson Parish, said on CBS's "Early Show." "So I'm asking Congress, please investigate this now. Take whatever idiot they have at the top of whatever agency and give me a better idiot. Give me a caring idiot. Give me a sensitive idiot. Just don't give me the same idiot."
September 7, 2005
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job."
Spoken as reassurance by President Geroge W. Bush ('68) to his hand-picked chum (Mr. Brown) for Director of FEMA, in the midst of public criticism over Brown's inadequate response to the Hurricane Katrina crisis.
September 8, 2005