Other popular Katrina bits and bytes around the web (forgive our detour on this stuff, but we believe the situation warrants it):
- “Refugee” or “evacuee“?
- Babbling Babs.
- MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann lays the smackdown. Bob Schieffer follows suit.
- Kanye West can’t be far behind.
- Michael Chertoff welcomes gifts of newspaper subscriptions.
- Arianna Huffington says the media is making the White House’s job too easy.
- Howard Kurtz wonders whether the networks should go commercial free.
…and from the ongoing Hurricane Judith…
- William Safire and Barbara Walters sign Judith Miller’s guestbook.
Lastly, some totally unrelated notes:
> Show bookers beware! The New America Foundation has put together an absolute monster of an event–“Terrorism Security and Americaâ€™s Purpose.” Based on its exhaustive and impressive all-star line-up of panelists (83, count ’em 83 panelists), the two-day event is one of this month’s see-and-be-seen events for D.C. (and a great photo opportunity for New America’s annual report).
While the panel–and the scope of its topic–is, without a doubt, impressive, we have to feel slightly bad for cable television’s guest bookers: With all of these various talking heads occupied, the pundit well may be a bit dry until Thursday. Good thing no one really cares what Grover Norquist says this week.
> And here’s an item that any other news cycle would have warranted a full court press: Lloyd Grove has tension between Bob Woodward and the Post.