It’s Almost As If There’s A Coordinated Message…
The administration kicked it off, insinuating that the problem with the oil spill was the system they inherited. Joy Behar dutifully connected the dots for them, explicitly saying “the Bush/Cheney administration started it and now this poor guy has to mop it up.”
In shocking news, Nancy Pelosi picked up the thread, blaming the Bush administration. And then, as if on cue, Joe Klein follows up by trying to undo the “Obama’s Katrina” meme by recasting the oil spill as ‘Bush’s Second Katrina’.
The fiercely independent Frank Rich won’t just carry Pelosi’s water, though. Rather than just blame Bush/Cheney, he also blames Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, and Rand Paul. So there!
Cartoon by William Warren