As many people now know, Bush never really visited the sites affected by Katrinaâ€™s damage. Even foreign media finds it disgusting that entire legions of fire fighters, national guard, construction workers, and air force personnel were stopped from helping people in order to stand as a backdrop for Bush. Here are a few of those views.
On the last state of things here’s Christine Adelhardt live from Biloxi
2 minutes ago the President drove past in his convoy. But what has happened in Biloxi all day long is truly unbelievable. Suddenly recovery units appeared, suddenly bulldozers were there, those hadn’t been seen here all the days before, and this in an area, in which it really wouldn’t be necessary to do a big clean up, because far and wide nobody lives here anymore, the people are more inland in the city. The President travels with a press baggage [big crew]. This press baggage got very beautiful pictures which are supposed to say, that the President was here and help is on the way, too. The extent of the natural disaster shocked me, but the extent of the staging is shocking me at least the same way. With that back to Hamburg.
Here is some more German footage for my German readers and the rest that can speak it.