There are few Presidents in our history more lost than that. [Members of panel laugh out loud.] For him to find this desperate pathway from Katrina, from lives lost because of government mishandling of the hurricane that hit New Orleans. To get a path from there to his war on terror, and somehow link the hurricane to Al Qaeda, is as large as possible flight of mental illness as we've seen in a President.
September 28, 2005
Political analysis of the week
Lawrence O'Donnell comments on President Bush's post-Rita speech (on The McLaughlin Group):