[Ed. – How hapless can one guy get? Is it all a lack of “skills”? Or a left-wing media tempest in a teapot? You decide.]
Jeb Bush’s campaign on Tuesday put out a video highlighting his hurricane response record as governor of Florida as the nation marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
But at one point, the campaign spot features [Jeb] Bush standing next to then-Federal Emergency Management Agency head Michael Brown, one of the most infamous figures of the George W. Bush administration’s widely criticized response to the disaster. …
Roughly 50 seconds into the spot, there is a clip of Bush standing with a collection of men in a response center, praising his team.
“We have the best emergency response team on the ground, in the country and in the world,” Bush says in the clip, as Brown stands to his immediate left.
Brown would later become the face of the federal government’s perceived inability to adequately respond to the massive hurricane that killed more than 1,800 people. …
Soon after the disaster struck, Brown was immortalized as the subject of George W. Bush’s praise when the president said, “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.”