I keep hoping and hoping for the definitive "Cronkite Moment" of this pathetic adminstration. Here's another candidate:
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill met with reporters to talk about their upcoming tour, but ended up venting their frustration with the cleanup efforts along the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.Whoa. If it's safe for country stars to finally be able to criticism the administration, it might actually be on its last legs.
When asked by reporters during Wednesday's round table about the government's slow progress, Hill, 38, said, "It's wrong. It's embarrassing. It really gets us fired up. That's our homeland."
The 38-year-old country singer also criticized President Bush, who visited the devastated Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans on Wednesday.
"There's no reason why someone can't go down there — who's supposed to be the leader of the free world — and say, `I'm giving you a job to do and I'm not leaving here until it's done. And you're held accountable,'" he said.
When asked what their fans could do to help, McGraw said: "Vote."