“When communities are rebuilt, they must be even better and stronger than before the storm.”
–George W. Bush, in New Orleans (very briefly) on Sept. 15, 2005.
Those interested in comparing Bush’s statement with this president’s can find the former at
Obama sees light ahead for oil-damaged Gulf Coast
By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press Writer – 22 mins ago
THEODORE, Ala. – In a newly optimistic tone, President Barack Obama promised Monday that “things are going to return to normal” along the stricken Gulf Coast and the region’s fouled waters will be in better shape than before the catastrophic BP oil spill.