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Hurricane Katrina and Bush: A Tale of Two Photos

05/25/2011 11:45 am ET
  • David Corn Washington Bureau Chief, Mother Jones

Two AP photos from this past Tuesday, placed side by side, tell a story.

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Here a fellow named George W. Bush is having a delightful time playing a guitar given to him by country singer Mark Wills after a visit to Naval Base Coronado in sunny southern California. It's fun to be president.

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Here firefighters and rescue workers try to cope with the worst disaster to strike Americans since 9/11. It is not a good day for them.

For more indignation, see my less-visual-minded postings at www.davidcorn.com.

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