MIKE BROWN WATCH….The Rocky Mountain News prints an email that FEMA director Mike Brown recently sent to a few close friends:

I don’t mind the negative press (well, actually, I do, but I try to ignore it) but it is really wearing out the family. No wonder people don’t go into public service. This country is devouring itself, the 24-hour news cycle is numbing our ability to think for ourselves.

Um, Brownie, wasn’t part of your problem the fact that you weren’t paying attention to the 24-hour news cycle? Just asking…..