In the morning, the New School holds a conference on “Urban Conversations: Cities at Risk” with Michael Brown, Mary Landrieu, Kathleen Blanco, Chuck Schumer and Bob Kerrey.
Then, John Kerry speaks at the National Action Network annual convention breakfast at the Sheraton.
In Queens, John Liu will be the guest Read More
An interesting event Friday morning at the New School’s Milano School for Management and Urban Policy, where Fred Hochberg — big in Democratic and gay political circles — presides:
URBAN CONVERSATIONS: CITIES AT RISK
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco and
Former FEMA Directors Michael Brown and James Lee Witt
My first reaction after President George W. Bush nominated White House counsel Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court was: Ohmigod. My second was: Why do we care so much?
Begin with ohmigod. I don’t want to be here, and I resent Mr. Bush for putting me here. If the Miers announcement had been a computer, Read More
Robert George has an interesting point over on his blog about Michael Brown, the hapless FEMA chief.
You don’t have to agree with George’s take on affirmative action to appreciate his observation: Brown, he writes is “the poster child for white-boy affirmative action.” Read More