Ten years after Katrina, Bush's role in New Orleans' renaissance deserves ... - Fox News

Walking through Jackson Square with my family it’s hard to believe it’s been ten years since I rode through these unlit, abandoned streets of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Travelling in an open-top Jeep with the 82nd Airborne Division gave me a first-hand look at our nation’s worst natural disaster. As we made our way through the historic streets of the French Quarter, bright television lights emerged, brightly bathing St. Louis Cathedral in glorious, yet temporary radiant light -- a reassuring sight that the physical heart of this city was... As the 10 year anniversary of Katrina approaches, media reports, studies and first-hand accounts point to an almost unimaginable renaissance for New Orleans in the years since the storm. It’s not surprising, however, that they also ignore that the rebirth of New Orleans would not have been possible without the political and personal commitment of President George W. Bush, and the generosity of the American people. He confidently said, “All who question the future of the Crescent City need to know: There is no way to imagine America without New Orleans, and this great city will rise again. Source: www.foxnews.com