According to former FEMA Director "Heckava Job" Brownie, the White House wanted to embarrass the Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco, who just happens not be a Republican.
This comes to as a surprise to no one. All of their decisions have been political in nature. The ninth ward remains in shambles. Even it this areas is not rebuilt, it needs to be cleaned up. Money poured into the region but it has eluded the folks who are actually in need. It is unlikely, the working and middle class population will return.
It is widely reported that it is an administrative nightmare to obtain federal money. This supports Michael Brown's charges. It is disgraceful how this segment of the American population has been exploited.
Instead of ascending to Heaven in rapture, Georgie Boy & company are on a fast track to Hell for their costly misdeeds.