From Brian Williams:
I am duty-bound to report the talk of the New Orleans warehouse district last night: there was rejoicing (well, there would have been without the curfew, but the few people I saw on the streets were excited) when the power came back on for blocks on end... The motorcade route through the district was partially lit no more than 30 minutes before POTUS drove through. And yet last night, no more than an hour after the President departed, the lights went out. The entire area was plunged into total darkness again, to audible groans. It's enough to make some of the folks here who witnessed it... jump to certain conclusions.
If Bush had left the generators he brought in with him behind, Williams would be the first to say it was all for show and wondering why he didn't bring enough generators for the whole city.
Of course, if it were Bubba that had taken the generators, Williams would have either ignored it or apologized it away. If he'd left them, Williams would have praised his munificent gesture.
These people are just too easy.