In “Bush Aide Will Lead Hurricane Inquiry,” the New York Times chronicles the sort of petty bickering we’ve come to expect from
kindergarteners America’s leadership. Today’s subject-of-bickering is who is to investigate the failures in New Orleans:
On Capitol Hill, Congressional Republicans continued their efforts Monday to persuade Democrats to take part in a special Congressional inquiry into government failures in the response to the hurricane. Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee, the majority leader, made a new proposal to Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the Democratic leader, that would broaden the scope of the inquiry to include the recovery effort.
I expected this, and proposed a solution weeks ago: “Bring Back The 9/11 Commission.”