First there was the PDB, a memo, entitled “Bin Laden determined to attack inside the U.S.”
Today the Washington Post reports a dual find. An NISAC analysis delivered to the White House 48 hours before Katrina hit, along with a FEMA slide show presentation.
Here’s what FEMA told the White House:
The hurricane’s Category 4 storm surge “could greatly overtop levees and protective systems” and destroy nearly 90 percent of city structures, the FEMA report said. It further predicted “incredible search and rescue needs (60,000-plus)” and the displacement of more than a million residents.
They keep talking about the power of the executive branch, but they don’t seem to know how to use it…