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"It's so easy to blame Michael Brown, but he got his marching orders from someone else. Weapons of mass destruction, not waves of mass destruction, are the president's priorities. Want to get on the White House Varsity team. Get with the program.
"The same obsession that led the Bush administration to see weapons of mass destruction and terrorism in every tea leaf and go to war in Iraq now guides the entire federal government disaster response effort.
"How do I prove the point? I've got the goods."William Arkin
examines documents from the Whitehouse and details the priorities set by George Bush for his Department of Homeland Security. He has the goods.