Ex-FEMA Head, Colorado Native Michael Brown Offers Advice On Sandy

October 30, 2012 5:11 PM

Ex-FEMA Head, Colorado Native Michael Brown Offers Advice On Sandy
" DENVER (CBS4) – Former Federal Emergency Management Agency head Michael Brown, who is a Colorado native, offered advice and criticism to President Obama about Hurricane Sandy in an interview with Westword.

Brown, who is now a radio host at KHOW, took a lot of heat for the Bush administration’s handling of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He eventually felt forced to leave his post at FEMA because of the backlash.

According to Westword, Brown said he feels President Obama may have been premature with his first announcement about the storm, but he also said he doesn’t think the storm will have a dramatic effect on the presidential race during the final week before Election Day.

“Here’s my concern; people in the northeast are already beginning to blow it off … (New York City Mayor Michael) Bloomberg has shut down the subway … (launched) evacuations … I don’t object … they should be doing all of that,” Brown told Westword "

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