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All of our response to -- and what do you know what what we all know -- Sonoma was an honor.
The latest battle -- what's going on there is that bit is that -- you know the the Red Cross has run out of supplies and all and the US military and united states agency for international development and State Department are getting as many supplies in there.
Quickly if they can't -- 130 landed.
Recently what with supplies and into -- the teams went down yesterday blasting President Obama called.
Former president George W.
Bush and asked him to team up with.
Former President Clinton on relief to Haiti in the same way that.
Bush senior and Clinton.
Teamed up for tsunami relief look at what the White House oil that in the next few days that's -- credit and Compton for -- used to it.
Prefer for forgetting that information from but people associated with the former President Bush.
So I mean I think that we still don't even know how bad the devastation is which is -- it's I -- one of the scariest things about the strategy tragedy and a member.
And immediate hours and days after 9/11 we didn't know how many people were dead and I remember a couple -- Reporting 30000.
Dead obviously with less than -- tragedy but right now we don't know -- mean.
The president of Haiti in the prime minister of India says it could be literally hundreds of thousands.
-- -- that they admit they have no way of knowing.
That is so profoundly.
Heartbreaking and gut wrenching and it's.
All -- -- also watching the -- we're discussing this morning.
Once have partnered gullible and -- herbal tea but Russell human.
And -- and so on medical -- are very removed oldest players and their way.
Well I mean that one this is why I think secretary of state Clinton yesterday called -- biblical because that's just.
This is already a landfill -- -- by poverty and and strife in the end and squalor and gang violence and it just never.
It's a country that has never got a break and they were just recovering from a the tropical storms from a year ago and bill you know the poorest country in the hemisphere.
And then to have this you know seven point three.
Earthquake on the richter scale they hit right in the population -- is -- -- I was talking to Dennis McDonough he's the chief of staff both.
President Obama's national security staff and he spent a lot of time in Haiti he says he's been the only countries that more violent than Haiti -- the United States when he was the democratic staffer for the -- international relations committee in the ninety's when -- -- All that.
-- crisis going on there more more domestic political crisis than anything else and he said it's an opportunity heard it was that big an earthquake you knew it was just going to be devastating because.
They're just didn't infrastructure they just don't have the hospital erodes the capacity.
To deal with emergencies like this week we all think -- you know we all.
Including myself more than anyone here we wind -- the snow -- isn't there like you know in two minutes after the powder that's during a snowstorm in DC.
But with the infrastructure we have in this country -- the emergency response that firefighters the policemen.
The EMS crews and everything we take for granted they don't have anything like that in Haiti on a good day.
So this -- -- ultimately you know it's just tragic.
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