Thursday, November 03, 2005

Newly Released Emails Show Brownie Was Worried About Fashion Rather than Hurricane


By Elaine Meinel Supkis

Brown's emails during the hurricane were released today. Most deal with him fretting about his fashion statements and how he looked on TV! Arrest him, arrest his second in command, Cindy Taylor, arrest Bush. Make Condi walk barefoot.

From Yahoo:
A House panel has released 23 pages of internal e-mail offering additional evidence of a confused and distracted government response to Katrina, particularly from Brown, the former head of Federal Emergency Management Agency, at critical moments after the storm hit.

The e-mails show that Brown, who had been planning to step down from his post when the storm hit, was preoccupied with his image on television even as one of the first FEMA officials to arrive in New Orleans, Marty Bahamonde, was reporting a crisis situation of increasing chaos to FEMA officials.

"My eyes must certainly be deceiving me. You look fabulous — and I'm not talking the makeup," writes Cindy Taylor, FEMA's deputy director of public affairs to Brown on 7:10 a.m. local time on Aug. 29.

"I got it at Nordstroms," Brown writes back. "Are you proud of me? Can I quit now? Can I go home?" An hour later, Brown adds: "If you'll look at my lovely FEMA attire, you'll really vomit. I am a fashion god."

A week later, Brown's aide, Sharon Worthy, reminds him to pay heed to his image on TV. "In this crises and on TV you just need to look more hardworking ... ROLL UP THE SLEEVES!" Worthy wrote, noting that even President Bush "rolled his sleeves to just below the elbow."
All Bush photo-ops are faked. He is a clothes horse's ass, the naked emperor who puts on fashion shows while people die.

Of course, his close courtiers do the same. Shop until you drop, or rather, until your citizens drop dead.

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