Saturday, January 01, 2005

Substance, not gestures

Power Line: "Memo to those who criticized President Bush for being too slow to 'respond' to the humanitarian crisis by giving a press conference: a press conference is not a 'response;' what the USS Abraham Lincoln and the Bonhomme Richard were ordered to do--that's a response."

And the fact that they are already on scene means that they were dispatched some time ago, contrary to the predictable claim from detractors that they were only sent belatedly in response to criticism.