Gustav: Botched Already?

Galrahn thinks the Navy might be late to the party:

The USS Bataan (LHD 5) deployment is coming a day late, and it is particularly noteworthy the Navy will have difficulty deploying more ships from the east coast if necessary. Hurricane Hanna will soon be influencing the lines of communication at sea off the east coast of Florida, meaning after Monday any other ships will be forced to take the long route through heavy seas around Hanna to help in the Gulf Coast.

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  1. Rescue/evac operations have a great multitude of facets and organizational institutions. Calling a setback in one facet doesn’t consist of a total failure. That’s like claiming a car won’t run because one of the seats has a stain.

  2. […] of my commenters felt I was a little quick overnight to pronounce this particular relief effort a failure. He reads too much into what I was […]

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