'Ready to help you':
Mass. pols seems to have a good handle on what lies ahead with thousands of refugees poised to arrive soon on the Cape (stories here
). ... The switch to Camp Edwards was smart. Moving people from the Superdome to the Astrodome to the Convention Center would have merely compounded the initial mistake of putting people in one mass room. ... This is Mitt's moment -- and he seems almost itching to replicate his 2000 Winter Olympics success. I'm pretty confident he'll handle it well -- as will the people of Massachusetts.Update
has a great aerial shot of Camp Edwards. Barracks? I'm beginning to have second thoughts. The first and thusfar lone comment on Adam's page does make sense. ... At the least, it's important that evacuations so far from home should be voluntary decisions by refugees. ... I'm still pretty confident authorities and citizens will do everything to make it work.'Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job': Daily Kos
and Paul Krugman
are firing point-blank Point #5 rounds at the president. Conservatives are trying to regroup at Point #4. But Mike 'Brownie' Brown is getting in the way. Michelle Malkin
is saying he's got to go. ... The KC
papers are confirming most of the horse's ass story and adding more hack details. More to come. ... Mickey's
covering the lefty paranoia angle: "Rove thinks of everything, I tell you."
FYI: Following is an abbreviated argumentative points list for those keeping track of the Katrina ideological blame game: 1.) Act of God. 2.) Blame pols for pre-storm levee work etc. 3.) Post-storm fair-game criticism. 4.) Blame locals 5.) Blame Bush.