President Bush caught in a cover-up lie about Katrina…again.
Will this be his "I am not a crook" moment?
The AP reports–with leaked government videos–that Bush and other top officials in the Bush administration, including Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff, were thoroughly briefed before the storm about the hazards posed by Hurricane Katrina, including collapsing levees, catastrophic flooding, and a major loss of life.
Bush didn’t ask a single question during the final briefing before Katrina struck on Aug. 29, but he assured soon-to-be-battered state officials: "We are fully prepared."
Or will his Nixonian moment be his statement from after the storm?
We knew it was b.s. at the time, but it’s now revealed to be a bald-faced lie:
"I don’t think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees."
Nah. Probably it’ll be the picture: