Originally posted by FormerLurker
It's nice that you wear your Dub-ya hero-worship on your sleeve, though. It makes your reasons for defending him pretty clear.
"Hero-worship?" Thats a good one.
No, the difference between me and most of the rest of you here is that I am open-minded enough to judge the president on a case-by-case basis. The tone I've consistently
heard here (at AI) is of negativity toward the president because the U.S. went to war and you didn't like it. Hell, maybe you didn't like him even before that. There's a very liberal undercurrent on these boards, so it wouldn't surprise me. Now, you hold a negative view about him on everything
because you hold a grudge. As far as you are concerned, he can do no right.
There are many things about Bush that I have major concerns about. Mike Brown (head of FEMA) is one of them. Nominating Roberts as Chief Justice of the SCOTUS is another. I absolutely can't stand Karl Rove.
What did he say?
In the case of the hurricane disaster, I will hold Bush accountable for his poor selection of a FEMA director and other blindingly poor decisions. I will also hold congress accountable for approving Brown. What I will NOT do is make Bush a scapegoat, singling him out among all those who failed the gulf coast region, just because that's what we do as Bush bashers.
I swear, it's not even enjoyable coming into AppleOutsider. There's no true discussion in here. It's just a bunch of liberal vultures waiting to swoop down upon any poor soul that dares have any view not as liberal as theirs.
Now, back to your regularly scheduled thread:
Do you who have argued with me about Gov. Blanco have ANY issues with how she has handled Katrina? If so, I'd like to hear them. Many of you say all levels of government have failed, but then only focus on the feds and Bush. What did Blanco do wrong? What was her "failure of leadership?" What about Mayor Nagin?