George W. Bush

Anticipating the breach of the levees

Via Kos:

"I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees."
-- President Bush, September 1, 2005

WASHINGTON-- The Homeland Security Department was warned a day before Hurricane Katrina hit that the storm's surge could breach levees and leave New Orleans flooded for weeks or months, documents released Monday show.
-- Newsday, January 23, 2006

Well, doy. Mr. Bill knew the levees would break. But when in doubt... lie.