The U.S. House of Representatives approved $51.8 billion more in emergency aid for Hurricane Katrina, the most costly disaster in U.S. history. The vote was 410-11.And what kind of a jackasses voted against the Katrina emergency aid bill?
Republicans. Each and every vote against funding emergency operations in the gulf coast was Republican.
There is no reason that the vote should have been anything other than unanimous.
And it would have been -- if Denny Hastert and the rest of the House Republican leaders thought that a show of national unity and support for the hurricane survivors was important.
UPDATE: GOP "nay" voters