The federal government has taken the brunt of the public criticism for seeming uncomprehending in those first few days. "But what Mayor Ray Nagin and Gov. Kathleen Blanco did and didn`t do was worse," write John Podhoretz. "They consciously and deliberately assumed an attitude of powerlessness and hopelessness in the face of New Orleans` woes that directly contributed to the lawlessness, chaos and disorder."
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