If there is one thing that could spell doom for a reconstruction effort, it would be this:
Bush vows to rebuild bridge as soon as possibleMinneapolis, though, has at least one advantage over Baghdad and New Orleans as far as Bush would be concerned: more white people. Minnesota did go to Kerry in 2004, however, so that may cause problems. I'm sure the political calculus machines are whirring away in the White House; what to do? what to do... ?