Check out this interesting commentary by Harry Shearer over at Vanity Fair. Mr. Shearer has set the record straight, especially the part about why the levees broke. The administrations of both Clinton and Bush II failed the people of New Orleans. I read the Army of Engineers’ report that said the levees needed to be worked on. Neither administration put it in their budgets.

Five Myths About New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina Culture: vanityfair.com.