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The internet seems abuzz at how offensive and amazing it is that Michael Brown would be hired back on as a consultant, and how can I disagree. But no one is really explaning why he is back, and to me this one seems to be the simplest of them all.

FEMA is hiring Brown back to be his friend...right before he testifies in front of congress.

Which if my memory serves me correct is...


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You may love the Republicans or you may hate them, or you may hate on them, but you have to admit, pretty smooth move.
  1. It simply infuriates the Democrats and/or anyone who cares a lick about the USA.
  2. Its so brazen as to dilute the original screw up of Michael Brown (in an emperors new clothes kind of way). I.e. He couldn't really be that bad if they hired him back. He couldn't have messed up Katrina that bad!

Think I'm off here? Exhibit B: George Tenet and the Medal fo Freedom (another Emperor's New Clothes Move)

3) (and most important) Brownie is totally screwed and has no friends. No one will hire him. undoubtedly he is like everyone: he has bills to pay, a wife, kids that need braces, etc etc etc. I read somewhere that when Brown was shopping his resume that people said he was "radioactive" which seems an understatement...he was merely covered in radioactive Lake Water/Gumbo. But look at the whole scenario:

Scenario #1 - Brownie Has no job options and no hope. He goes in front of the Senate sham committe and in a desperate move bears his soul, apoligizes for everything and hangs everyone out to dry, including George Bush/Gump, Chertoff, etc. In a mea culpa like no one has every seen he begs for mercy and tells of every last screw-up.

Scenario #2 - Brownie is on THE PAYROLL OF FEMA - THE ONLY JOB HE CAN GET AND THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT WILL GIVE HIM A RED CENT. He shows up to testifiy in front of congress apologetic but unwilling to take down his current employers or speak bad of anyone he might come into contact with in his new "consultants" role. He tows the party/company and PAYCHECK line and deflects much of the blame onto local folks who didnt follow procedures.

Scenario #2 will happen tomorrow. Brownie is a huge screw-up...but how does the saying go?

Keep your friends close...keep your huge colossal CAT 5 hurricance screw-ups closer?

brilliant move...


Originally posted to Political Slacker on Mon Sep 26, 2005 at 07:04 PM PDT.

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