Skip to comments.An emotional moment and a misunderstanding (Broussard lied about death of Mother on Meet the Press)
Posted on 09/19/2005 12:32:42 PM PDT by finnman69
WASHINGTON - The Jefferson Parish president's emotional retelling of a mother's desperate calls from a New Orleans nursing home included details that conflict with the timeline of the tragedy.
The story, of a colleague's mother begging her son for rescue as flood waters rose after Hurricane Katrina, came to prominence on Sunday, Sept. 4, when Aaron Broussard, president of Jefferson Parish in New Orleans, was interviewed by Tim Russert on NBC's Meet the Press. (MSNBC is a Microsoft-NBC joint venture.)
New details and interviews with the son whose mother died in the flood show that the tragedy unfolded from Saturday through Monday, Aug. 29 not Monday through Friday, Sept. 2 as recounted by Broussard. The owners of the nursing home were indicted Tuesday for the deaths of more than 30 residents, which officials say occurred on Aug. 29.
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I guess if this man's mother had died in the Superdome, LAAG would be indicting Nagin?
Is Tim Russert going to issue a retraction and apology for letting a lie be told on his show and have the defeated liberal media use this segment of his program again and again and again? I am not holding my breath.
NBC & Russert owes the President an apology
He reminded me of Susan Smith and her croc tears when she drowned her 2 little boys in the lake & was blaming a black man. I told my hubby, "I say she's lying." I was right.
What gets me is Russert addressing this blubbering idiot as "Mr President!".
Neither did I.
I commented on it in one of the first threads about this loser's phoney interview.
He was reading from note cards.
This type of lie is so common to MTP, that it's just more of the same.
And Russert was a willing dupe...just like he was with Clinton yesterday. THE first order of business for Russert (and Stephanopolis and Larry King) should have been for them to ask Clinton why he arranged to be on their shows at this time. They should have made clear to their audience whether, coincidentally they each called him to appear on their shows, or whether (as I suspect), Clinton offered himself up for the interviews.
And each one of them owed it to their audiences to ask Clinton why he wanted the airtime now, to criticize President Bush.
hmm...will Russert ever bring this up on MTP??
The defense attorney for the owners of the nursing home said they were waiting for a mandatory evacuation order from the Parrish President, Mr. Broussard, which never came. They are arguing that Broussard is at fault, not themselves.
I stand corrected. He can read from a script. But in most other respects, I still submit that the man is brainless.
The man is a lying bastard and should be publicly flogged.
I hadn't heard that, interesting.....
Aaron Broussard...you are lying sonofabitch.
That should be an interesting trial, then. I wonder if Court TV will broadcast it? I think a lot of facts will be placed into evidence that might just give the prosecutor second thoughts. Watch for a sweetheart plea bargain to be arranged at the last minute. If Broussard comes up with a pre-dated evac order, they better have Buckhead take a look.
Wonder if Russert will ask him back for a follow-up ?
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