Bill Kristol, editor of the neo-conservative Weekly Standard, said Rove’s absence had made a significant difference after the hurricane hit. “He was out of commission for 24-36 hours and he’s indispensable. It’s a thin White House and it’s not a good thing that the government could become paralysed for a day,” Kristol said.
Sunday, September 18, 2005
"...a thin White House"
More evidence, as if anyone really needs it at this point, of Rove's indispensable presence for this President, Bush’s key aide ‘missed’ Katrina - Sunday Times - Times Online: