Wednesday, August 31, 2005

President Cuts Vacation Short to Deal with National Emergency 

That was then . . .
President Bush is changing his schedule to return to the White House on Sunday to be in place to sign emergency legislation that would shift the case of a brain-damaged Florida woman to federal courts, the White House said Saturday.

“Everyone recognizes that time is important here,” White House press secretary Scott McClellan said. “This is about defending life.”
. . . and this is now:

Eighty percent of New Orleans is under water. Hundreds may be dead; many more are missing. Please give if you can.

(Photo and links from our esteemed colleagues at the excellent Pensito Review, via Zemblan patriot J.M.)

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