Asleep at the Switch---Again.
"Bush gave one of the worst speeches of his life yesterday, especially given the level of national distress and the need for words of consolation and wisdom. In what seems to be a ritual in this administration, the president appeared a day later than he was needed. He then read an address of a quality more appropriate for an Arbor Day celebration: a long laundry list of pounds of ice, generators and blankets delivered to the stricken
Nothing about the president's demeanor yesterday---which seemed casual to the point of carelessness---suggested that he understood the depth of the current crisis."