Appearing as a guest on Friday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry asserted that Republican opposition to ObamaCare was "creating a faulty levee system in our health care" as she tried to argue that the ObamaCare disaster should not be referred to as President Obama's political equivalent of Hurricane Katrina. Host Al Sharpton posed:
You know, Melissa, you live in New Orleans. You lived through Katrina. ... To compare this, Katrina was about a President, when people were suffering on live television, that didn't come in. They're comparing it to a President that saw people suffering that tried to do something and is trying to do something about it. It is absolutely outrageous.
Harris-Perry began her response: