Obama Faults Government for Fueling Katrina’s Suffering – Wall Street Journal

President Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a speech Thursday in New Orleans calling the storm, in part, a “man-made” disaster fueled by poverty and government inaction.

Speaking in one of the hardest hit areas of the historic Louisiana city, Mr. Obama said that economic inequality, an inadequate emergency response and a country that tolerated poverty were responsible for much of the human suffering…


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