07 September 2005

Thanks Mom! Barbara Bush on Katrina's Victims

Have a look at what The Guardian writes:

"Mr Bush, already under pressure for the impression that he has been unable to empathise with the poor, mainly black victims of the disaster, was not helped by remarks made by his mother, Barbara, after touring a relief centre in Texas. "What I'm hearing which is sort of scary is they all want to stay in Texas. Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality," Mrs Bush told the Public Broadcasting Service. "And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them."

Sounds distinctly Marie-Antoinette ("why don't they eat cookies?") to me.

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