Bobby Jindal lied about his interaction with Sheriff Harry Lee during Katrina? How could he, the horror! Well that is what TPMnutcraker wants you to believe. Seems a couple of blogs might have cracked their nuts on this one, though.
From Talking Points Memo, and written by Zach Roth.
Jindal Admits Katrina Story Was False
TPMmuckraker-Looks like the game is up.
Remember that story Bobby Jindal told in his big speech Tuesday night -- about how during Katrina, he stood shoulder-to-shoulder with a local sheriff who was battling government red tape to try to rescue stranded victims?
Turns out it wasn't actually, you know, true. read more...
Well, Jim Treacher and Flopping Aces have a little bit different story.
The large Asian gentleman with the semi-flat top? That is Harry Lee, you know the Sheriff that Jindal supposedly fabricated the story about? Being an indigenous native of Nawlins', I think I know the late Sheriff when I see him.
Oh, and one other thing. Zach Roth and the staff at TPM are now the proud members of the
Cred to Jim for finding this and Flopping Aces for being preemptive in making the video available.
Just came across this one, too.
TPM is gonna need more than a rake to dig their way out of this one.