Remember Rudy on 9/12, 9/13, 9/14….? The exhaustion, the anger, the empathy, the resolve?
In the aftermath, Giuliani found a language that spoke to all the emotions coursing through the national psyche. It was a blend of outrage and anguish, determination and reassurance.
Even in the face of continued federal muddling, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is gaining character points with Americans nationwide. The disaster itself is horrible enough, but to aid insult to injury, he is fighting to protect LA from the hapless federal government as well.
President BoatDrink. Contrast and compare.
(Crossed at Potluck)
UPDATE: Who is in charge, exactly?