This has been circulated around the blogosphere, but it’s too good to pass up.
The emails of ex-FEMA chief Michael Brown have been released under the Freedom of Information Act, Open Source tells us. And there are some juicy tidbits in there.
The most blogged-about item so far is a little communiqué from Brownie to his press secretary written as the post-Katrina mess unfolded (emphasis mine):
Just so you know, this is old news. The term refugee is forbidden here. These are Americans who are hurricane victims, they are evacuees displaced from their homes. I am tired, no, angered, by charges of racism. You know that neither me nor anyone associated with me is a racist. Grrrr. How was that Sonic burger?
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