Jonah Goldberg, on September 1:
The Mississippi coast was hit harder by Katrina than New Orleans was. And although New Orleans’ levee failure was a unique problem — one the local leadership ignored for decades — the devastation in Mississippi was in many respects more severe. And you know what? Mississippi has the same federal government as Louisiana…
Haley Barbour, on August 25:
I have a little, unnoted fact to bring to people’s attention: Mississippi has the same federal government as Louisiana.
I know that Jonah has to repeat GOP talking points, but aren’t these ‘columnists’ usually artful enough to rephrase them?
Oh, and the reports from Mississippi. Heck of a job, George.