By Jennifer Moses
Sunday, February 12, 2006; Page B07
"... it doesn't much matter what image the city tries to project, because the Bush administration has largely written New Orleans off."
"In an instance of double bind so mind-numbingly stupid that you have to think that Washington is run by a mob of sadists, the president's point man for Gulf Coast recovery, Donald Powell, recently urged Louisiana to use its share of federal funds to buy out uninsured homeowners living outside the flood plain, rationalizing that those inside the flood plain (everyone) should have had flood insurance." Read WaPo article here.
Also read Repbulican Senator, David Vitter's editorial in teh Washington Post. He is living in Metaitre, LA, a New Orleans suburb which happens to be where I spent a good part of my childhood.The Path to Louisiana's 'Footprint'