President Barack Obama must have forgotten which party has been running New Orleans since well before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city 10 years ago.
Obama on Thursday praised the progress the “Big Easy” has made since Katrina, but noted that the disaster also “laid bare a deeper tragedy that had been brewing for decades.”
He said New Orleans suffered from “structural inequalities that left too many people, especially poor people, especially people of color, without good jobs or affordable healthcare or decent housing.”
Good call, Mr. President. You will find the same thing in just about any large city run by Democrats.
Twitter users made sure to remind Obama that Democrats have been governing New Orleans for decades, in case he’s wondering where to lay the blame.
I agree Mr. President. Let’s look at the party of New Orleans last 8 mayors pic.twitter.com/it9EJgQOWr
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) August 27, 2015
@redsteeze He also said “government failed” meaning “BOOOSHH/feds” when he REALLY MEANT Gov Kathleen Blanco (D) & Mayor Ray Nagin (D-Felon)
— tree hugging sister (@treehuggingsis) August 28, 2015
@redsteeze TYPICAL # DEMOCRAT LEADERS..RESULTS ALL THE SAME
— Lynn (@lynnhackett50) August 28, 2015
@redsteeze IIRC, the reason the levees broke is b/c fed money sent to NO to fix them was used elsewhere…like to cronies of the pols.
— Laura McGinnis (@Txsleuth) August 27, 2015
@redsteeze Just like Detroit & so many cities, run 4 yrs by Dems.
— Carole Gilman (@CaroleGilman) August 28, 2015
@redsteeze @qnoftherealm Nagin,mayor at time of Katrina,storm made landfall he and family were in Dallas.He’s in fed pen now-corruption Geez
— Buddy Powell (@BuddyPowell2) August 27, 2015
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