Former first-ladies say the darndest things
For Barbara Bush, at the summit of priviledge, those at the bottom of society seem to be different creatures. Of the Katrina refugees, she said on public radio today,
"What I'm hearing, which is sort of scary, is they all want to stay in Texas. Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality. And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this -[slight chuckle] this is working very well for them." (my italics)
Indeed, Mrs. Bush, they [slight chuckle] feel your love.