Landrieu, that is...Louisiana's senior senator became positively unhinged during yesterday's appearance on Fox News Sunday. Refusing to acknowledge that state and local officials were even remotely responsible for the slow response to Hurricane Katrina, Senator Landrieu tried--unsuccessfully--to pin the blame on the federal government and President Bush. At one point, Ms. Landrieu states that underfunding of mass transit was the reason that thousands of New Orleans residents were left stranded at the Superdome and convention center.
The Political Teen has the transcript.
Jack Kelley, national security writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette notes that the federal government largely met its timelines for delivering disaster aid.