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  •  Be cautious to the possibility of anti-NO (none)
    Smear pieces against local, city and state leadership (cops, Aaron Broussard, Nagin, Blanco) who have been openly critical of Bush and FEMA.

    Fox has been very active in playing up the race card , and it would not surprise me if Rove sees an opening to hit back and discredit local officials (particularly Broussard in this case) by palying up  the 'southern racist' theme.

    Here is another pretty blatant effort, courtesy of Fox's British cousin Sky News (also a Murdoch holding), to smear NO cops (and Nagin by extension) and boost FEMA directed Nat guard:

    Storm Survivors Told To 'Expose Themselves'
    Sky News

    •  The one you just cited (none)
      doesn't look racist, only anti-local. And even if it's anti-local, that doesn't mean it's not true.
      •  It (none)
        plays on racist and sexist themes/negative stereotypes
        • note the sexist male pig  'show us your boobies'[offensive to women] attitude ascribed/alleged to the local [read Nagin, black mayor] police (black chief) and rescue authorities.

        • note the allusions to [leering Black] ravishers and rapists waiting to pounce [on white women] at the Superdome [pisses off white males]

        Also note the contrasting 'savior-like' behavior that is described in the piece for the  [Fema directed] National Guard.

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