Topic: "Is That in America?" (2)
"Mr. Snow, Frodo here, from the SHIRE STAR & ENQUIRER."
"Yes Mr. Frodo, I recognize you."
"Sir, I have a question about the Presidents' State of the Union Address to the American People last night."
"Before you begin Mr. Frodo, let me tell you that we now refer to that as SOTU, and it was presented by POTUS."
"Yes, last night's address is now to be referred to as SOTU POTUS."
"Okay, well, if you don't mind I think many people were surprised by the fact that POTUS never made any mention whatsoever of the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina and the continuing effort to rebuild The City of Orleans, in his SOTU. Was that intentional, or merely an oversight?"
"Excellent question Mr. Frodo, for it is true that SOTU by POTUS was not a SNAFU, rather it was actually a deliberate act. POTUS is preparing to announce a new energy initiative which will also provide positive emphasis to our continuing economic growth."
"So, what does that have to do with what I guess you now call NOLA?"
"Very good Mr. Frodo, you're catching on."
"You see the POTUS is working on a plan for the displaced refugees from NOLA to apply their knowledge of the oil & gas industry in the AWRDP. High-paying jobs in energy exploration will be offered to these people from an energy-rich state, and this will help reduce our dependence on foreign oil. It'll help POTUS in the War against Terrorism."
"Excuse me, Mr. Snow, what is AWRDP?"
"Oh, I'm sorry, I thought you knew, it's the exploration for oil and gas deposits in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge as it is sometimes called. We refer to it as AWRDP."
"Are you serious? He's talking about sending a bunch of black people from the 9th Ward of NOLA to AWRDP in order to drill for oil?"
"Actually, the plan specifically calls for AADIP's to be housed in excess FEMA trailers while in the AWRDP as part of the effort by POTUS to expand upon the SOTU."
"I hazard to ask. AADIP's?"
"Yes, African-American Displaced Indigent Peoples, that is what is now known as AADIP's."
"Yes Mr. Frodo?"
"Why didn't the POTUS mention this last night?"
"Well the TSA, which is, of course, part of the DHS, was concerned that without the AG present, the POTUS SOTU on AWRDP for AADIP's might come across as a SNAFU by FEMA."
"Sorry I asked."
"Well, frankly, that's exactly the response I was hoping to get."