Sage Advice

Here is some wisdom our CIC could have used:

The duty of the general is to ride by the ranks on horseback, show himself to those in danger, praise the brave, threaten the cowardly, encourage the lazy, fill up the gaps, transpose a unit if necessary, bring aid to the wearied, anticipate the crisis, the hour and the outcome (emphasis mine).

This was said by the Greek general Onasander in the first century a.d. President Bush couldn't have anticipated the hurricane, but he should have known the potential outcomes since they have been talked about for years. I don't think I need to recount the fiasco that was called a response since it has been discussed elsewhere. I do recommend going to the New Orleans Picayune site for some blistering editorials they have written.

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