But then we read this.
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Dennis Hastert dropped a bombshell on flood-ravaged New Orleans on Thursday by suggesting that it isn’t sensible to rebuild the city.
"It doesn't make sense to me," Hastert told the Daily Herald in suburban Chicago in editions published today. "And it's a question that certainly we should ask."
This story comes to us via the New Orleans Times-Picayune, who has been blogging the post-Katrina news regularly for the past few days. Click here for the full story.
Compassionate conservatism in action. We repeat, disgusting.