Louisiana Updates


President recalls Katrina response as 'pretty quick'

President George W. Bush took a trip down memory lane in his final scheduled news conference. While he conceded mistakes in the government's response to Hurricane Katrina, he rejected criticism that federal action was slow and ineffective.

"Don't tell me the federal response was slow when there was 30,000 people pulled off roofs right after the storm passed, " Bush said.

Read more:
Cutting Through the Bull: CNN's Campbell Brown weighs in on President Bush's comments on Katrina

Louisiana officials disagree with president (WWL with video)

Baton Rouge residents react to the president's comments (2theadvocate with video)

But Wonkette may have topped them all with this gem while live-blogging the final press conference:
"OK then nevermind, the response was impeccable. Just ask all those people, who had to stand on their motherf---ing ROOFS for DAYS."

Wonkette (Beware of some colorful content)

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