In a crisis, sleeves make the man
Big story on CNN.com today about the “flippant” emails of former FEMA chief Mike Brown during Katrina. Some of it is disturbing, some dull, some just silly.
Among the stories of bureaucratic sluggishness is this gem: “A few days later, [Brown’s press secretary] Worthy advised Brown: ‘Please roll up the sleeves of your shirt, all shirts. Even the president rolled his sleeves to just below the elbow. In this [crisis] and on TV you just need to look more hard-working.'”