Jeb! blames poor for lack of aid

October 27, 2005

It’s New Orleans redux in South Florida, as FEMA drops the ball and Jeb! tries to deflect blame from his brother by taking responsibility for sloppy planning and implementation of disaster recovery.

Well, Jeb!’s not accepting full responsibility – he thinks that people who were unable to stockpile supplies are dumbasses because they failed to attain the financial means necessary to fully prepare for the destruction of a storm that most experts felt would blow through without causing severe damage to South Florida. Really.

“People had ample time to prepare. It isn’t that hard to get 72 hours worth of food and water,…” Bush said.

Like the imbecile who blames a rape victim for inviting an attack by dressing provocatively, Jeb! just doesn’t get it.

2 Responses to Jeb! blames poor for lack of aid

  1. Peter on October 27, 2005 at 3:05 pm

    “And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them.”–Barbara Bush

  2. Jack on October 27, 2005 at 5:20 pm

    Check this out:

    http://www.americanprogressaction.org/site/apps/nl/newsletter2.asp?c=klLWJcP7H&b=917053#4

    Lots of good stuff relevant to this post.

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