Michael Brown, Of ‘Heckuva Job’ Fame, Says Obama Reacted Too Fast To Hurricane Sandy

Source: Michael McAuliff / The Huffington Post

Michael Brown, the former FEMA director infamously praised by President George W. Bush for doing a “heckuva job” during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, told a local paper that President Barack Obama acted too quickly in mobilizing relief for Superstorm Sandy.

“Here’s my concern,” Brown told Denver’s Westword on Monday, suggesting that the official response was actually making people complacent. “It’s premature [when] the brunt of the storm won’t happen until later this afternoon.”

Obama declared states of emergency all along East Coast states in the path of Sandy on Sunday, well before the storm hit, allowing federal resources to start flowing where governors thought they would be needed. FEMA and local responders were able to pre-position a lot of the material being drawn upon now.

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  • greg

    whats wrong with this nut

  • Ron

    It is called being pro-active instead of no-active as he was during Katrina. I am sure the hungry, wet, displaced, injured people are happy he is not still in office creating Katrina 2: Another Brown Out…of Touch.