This isn't a political blog, and I'm one of those people who tries to give Dubya the benefit of the doubt; but really--
"On Sunday, President Bush called on Congress to consider a larger role for U.S. armed forces in responding to natural disasters..."
I'm sorry, did he miss the, oh, twelve years of school when they tell you about the balance of power? And how the redcoats could do whatever they wanted and how much it pissed off the founding fathers? This guy is from the party, supposedly, of states' rights and smaller government.
And yes, I know the story is a week old. Thank this morning's NPR commentary for bringing it onto my screen.
We now return you to your regularly scheduled mommy/cultural blogging.