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Unformatted text preview: African-american vote Blue collar Grew up in poverty o Nagin Connections with business White collar o Even before the hurricane hits they can’t agree to evacuate Nagin doesn’t want to get sued for losing revenue Blanco wants to do it anyways • Blanco and Bush o When Bush asks to take the National Guard His thought was that the LA National Guard would work better with a federal response Blanco didn’t want to look incompetent • Why does the governor declare a state of emergency? o To receive Federal aid • There’s a lot of times that the beauracracy gets in the way of itself o Think about how to make the system easier for mass response • Specifically focus on the Government in the books o Institutions and political players, the interaction between them and how that got in the way...
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