October 24th, 2007
08:45 PM ET
7 years ago

In response to wildfires, Bush trying to avoid another Katrina

President Bush was criticized for his detached response to Hurricane Katrina.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina became a defining moment in President Bush's administration.  The wildfires blazing in Southern California may give Bush another opportunity to demonstrate that his administration can respond appropriately to a major disaster.   Watch Ed Henry's report.

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Filed under: Katrina • President Bush
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  1. John, Austin, Texas

    How does it matter now? The majority of americans were idiots choosing Bush during election time!

    That was a chance to rectify a mistake they made 4 years before. They just decided to re-elect Bush. Biggest bunch of fools (all those who voted for Bush) I have ever known. Each of them shld have a stamp on their forehead saying 'Dumb Head'

    October 25, 2007 11:58 pm at 11:58 pm |
  2. Albert, Orinda, Ca

    The fires stretch from Malibu down to the Mexican border. That area includes the very wealthy to the very poor. Its going to be interesting to see what Bush does from here. Comparing this to Katrina, though, is impossible.

    October 26, 2007 12:28 am at 12:28 am |
  3. Dave, Jax FL

    "Here we go again, lots of BS by BUSH and FEMA. The truth is, FEMA response is too late and in-adequate."

    Spoken like someone who was there, right??? Lets put you under the control of our nations budget and resources and see how you do. I'de like to hear the response from someone who was actually there

    October 26, 2007 04:09 pm at 4:09 pm |
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