Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Silver Foot in Mouth?

Barbara Bush Comments on Katrina Evacuees

The White House press team has the arduous task of keeping a positive spin on the Bush administration's handling of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. Enter public remarks by the President's mother, and the press team's "to do" list may have grown a bit longer.

Barbara Bush raised eyebrows this week by making some dubious remarks about Hurricane Katrina evacuees. Mrs. Bush toured the Houston Astrodome, where families displaced by Katrina are being sheltered. John Kass of the Chicago Tribune fills you in:

Meanwhile, hip-hop artist Kanye West, without backing down from his public comments last week criticizing the President, is toning down politics as he continues performing. Details:

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Rose said...

Hey so that's where he gets that attitude from. Thanks for the informative post and the links. Now I can feel confident that I didn't make up anything on her...the bush-where in the heck did the folks come from?

Deb S. said...

Hey, Rose, I just report the news. I leave the "in your face" journalism to you. :-)

Clay said...

i dont know why im shocked at Barbara Bush's comments ... i guess most racist learn how to keep their comments to themselves ... the strange thing is - is that she really felt like she was making a sincere comment!