Fine job, Brownie

At today’s Katrian hearing, Marty Bahamonde, FEMA regional director for New England released emails to and about Michael Brown

_Sharon Worthy, Brown’s press secretary, to Cindy Taylor, FEMA deputy director of public affairs, and others, Aug. 31, 2 p.m.

“Also, it is very important that time is allowed for Mr. Brown to eat dinner. Gievn (sic) that Baton Rouge is back to normal, restaurants are getting busy. He needs much more that (sic) 20 or 30 minutes. We now have traffic to encounter to get to and from a location of his choise (sic), followed by wait service from the restaurant staff, eating, etc.

_Bahamonde to Taylor and Michael Widomski, public affairs, Aug. 31, 2:44 p.m.

“OH MY GOD!!!!!!!! No won’t go any further, too easy of a target. Just tell her that I just ate an MRE and crapped in the hallway of the Superdome along with 30,000 other close friends so I understand her concern about busy restaurants. Maybe tonight I will have time to move my pebbles on the parking garage floor so they don’t stab me in the back while I try to sleep.

Nice touch: Google AdSense fills the page with restaurants ads.

: Here are PDFs of more of the bit trail.

  • Angelos

    I blame Nagin. He should have made sure some restaurants were open in NO.

  • http://marycalvo marym

    With a background (although weak) in horse shows, you can understand where such a sense of priorities originates in the FEMA head. And give w some credit, he never said ‘good job’, he said ‘heck of a job’, brownie. And that it was.

  • http://oemperor.blogspot.com/2005/10/if-hilary-duff-ran-fema-this-wouldnt.html Ontario Emperor

    My favorite part is when Cindy Taylor forwarded Worthy’s message to Bahamonde. More here.

  • pl

    Nice to know that the ability to spell correctly is not a requirement for PR people. Does she not use Spell Check?

  • Roy Massey

    How is it possible? I just read today that Brownie has been kept on as a “consultant” for Homeland Security at the same $148,000 annual salary!