The Deepwater Horizon disaster has put a renewed media and political focus on the significant government failures of Hurricane Katrina. But for some reason, a selective amnesia still dominates on this topic.
Toyoda begged off the original invite, saying US Toyota employees would be better-suited for the job. But the recalls are not just in the US -- they are worldwide. Toyoda has now been requested in writing to appear.
With thousands dead in Haiti and millions out of work here in America, we are told to worry about the fortunes of men making millions, as if our very lives depend on who occupies the glorious 11:30 hour on NBC.
Napolitano's characterization and subsequent spin that "the system worked" in the case of the Detroit terror scare proves that she isn't qualified to be the head of Homeland Security in a post-9/11 world.