Conservatism in Real LifeExactly:
...we're seeing the awful real world consequences of conservatism play out on our television screens. This is why we're liberals. We don't yell about poverty and racial disparities for kicks. An evacuation plan that consists of telling people to get out on their own is not an evacuation plan.
And what does Frat-Boy-In-Charge-What-Me-Worry have to say (while in New Orleans for a photo op that used much-needed Coast Guard personnel and choppers as a backdrop):
Out of the rubbles of Trent Lott's house -- he's lost his entire house -- there's going to be a fantastic house. And I'm looking forward to sitting on the porch. (Laughter.)
By the way, keep in mind that we had a ship in Indonesia helping tsunami victims less than 4 days after that tragedy began.