Thursday, November 03, 2005

i ama fashion god. isn't that enough?

These are my own favorites among the Michael Brown FEMA e-mails that have been put online. Katrina's landfall was around 8am EDT on August 29.

Something I find fascinating about Michael Brown is that idea of having one's moment American history come and then being revealed to be comprehensively inadequate for it.


Anonymous said...

My favorite is the e-mail on page 19, from Sharon Worthy to Brown:

"Please roll up the sleeves of your shirt... all shirts. Even the President rolled his sleeves to just below the elbow. In this crises [sic] and on TV you just need to look more hard-working... ROLL UP THE SLEEVES!"

Yes, indeed, do look more hard-working.

~Karen A.

Anonymous said...

Now I understand why the Intl Arabian Horse Assn didn't want him.

dorotha said...

my favorite was the one about tater tots and a cherry limeade from sonic. mmmmmm.... yummy.