Ex-FEMA director Michael Brown today claimed that President Obama
waited to respond to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico because he
wanted an excuse to shut down offshore drilling.
Brown, who directed FEMA under George W. Bush, is famous for his own botched response to Hurricane Katrina.
So what does he have to say about this latest environmental disaster?
“The delay was this,” Brown said on Fox News today. “It’s pure politics.”
He continued: “This president has never supported big oil, he’s
never supported offshore drilling, and now he has an excuse to shut it