Mother Nature's about to learn the cost of interrupting the president's golf game:
Obama takes charge at hurricane command center.
That's the actual headline. The Administration is determined to use this (pardon pun) overblown crisis to implicitly juxtapose Obama's action stance against Bush's lame Katrina performance. Maryland's Democratic governor assured Meet the Press: "This is a much better FEMA than the olden days". Irene makes a better crisis too--or the Eastern Seaboard has only President Obama's leadership to thank for averting complete societal breakdown.
But the accompanying photo suggests the president is bawling-out government employees for the slow pace of sandbag production, or something: