Wednesday, September 28, 2005

The Fish Rots from the Head--Part 2

Lest we forget, Michael Brown had a boss; and his boss was responsible, per a Presidential Directive signed by George W. Bush, for the federal response to national disasters.

The federal official with the power to mobilize a massive federal response to Hurricane Katrina was Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, not the former FEMA chief who was relieved of his duties and resigned earlier this week, federal documents reviewed by Knight Ridder show.

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