Chris (conjurdude) wrote,

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...the Bush presidency in a nutshell. A small paragraph from the very end of this AP story tells America everything it needs to know about the Boy in the Bubble TM:
Bush...said he would disregard a requirement [in the new Homeland Security bill] that the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency must have at least five years of experience and "demonstrated ability in and knowledge of emergency management and homeland security."
And why would he deep-six a provision that calls for a minimum level of experience and knowledge in a FEMA head? Because---and I am not making this up--- it "rules out a large portion of those persons best qualified by experience and knowledge to fill the office."

via Daily Kos

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