Image? or Help the Victims
How sad, who else but this administration would not make the right choice:
There's an intense damage-control debate at the White House over whether President Bush should name a Katrina relief czar, and the idea's backers are pushing former mayor Rudy Giuliani as a dream candidate.
But some top Bush aides think a brand-name disaster boss like Giuliani, dubbed "America's Mayor" for his leadership after 9/11, or former secretary of state Colin Powell would remind Americans of the administration's sluggish initial response to the hurricane.
"You don't want someone overshadowing the President," said an official in the "ride it out" camp. "That leaves him looking weak."