- "I don't want to alarm anyone that New Orleans is filling up like a bowl," Michael Brown, FEMA's director, said. "That isn't happening."
According to all other sources, that is what happening, and if it doesn't stop, then the water level in the city will rise until it becomes the southernmost lakebed of Lake Pontchartrain. But I'm sure he doesn't want to alarm people. One out of two ain't bad, right?