Friday, November 2, 2012

It’s Safe To Come Out Now, Mitt

Captain Obvious chimes in:

After arguing during the Republican primary that the states should oversee disaster relief efforts, the Romney campaign this week has been slowly carving out a position that does not ignore the federal government’s role. The most clarifying comment on disaster relief came late Wednesday in a statement to CBS News.

“I believe that FEMA plays a key role in working with states and localities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters,” Romney said in a statement from his campaign. “As president, I will ensure FEMA has the funding it needs to fulfill its mission, while directing maximum resources to the first responders who work tirelessly to help those in need, because states and localities are in the best position to get aid to the individuals and communities affected by natural disasters.”

Really goes out on the limb there, doesn’t he?

4 barks and woofs on “It’s Safe To Come Out Now, Mitt

  1. You can bet that if FEMA were fully funded it would be supcontracted to Republican contractors with their hands out. And then Romney would hit those contractors up for campaign contributions. That is basically what the Bush tax cuts were, a kick back and a raid on the US treasury!

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