LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): No, nothing to say about this trip to Hawaii where the deadliest wildfire in American history has now claimed 111 lives, including children. And while the man the media heralded as "Mr. Empathy" is tight lipped about his travel plans, Deputy Chief of Staff John Podesta was more than happy to fill the messaging void left by the president because yesterday he spent three minutes at the White House explaining how the Inflation Reduction Act is actually just a massive piece of climate legislation.
But that's a lie. What likely caused the fires in Maui was Hawaiian Electric's failure to clear flammable grasses from right around the electric wires because, look, it was focusing on and investing in renewables. Of course, all of this is about obscuring all their other failures. This is Biden's Katrina and no one's calling him on it. But, you almost have to tip your hat to the left, right? Because Katrina was reputationally ruinous for George Bush. Hawaii should be the same for Biden.