Haley Barbour knows a bit about hurricane recovery and working with the federal government to preserve lives and property after a storm, having led Mississippi’s rebuilding from the historic destruction of hurricane Katrina in 2005.
So you can understand his irritation at criticism leveled at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for his work with President Obama on the Garden State’s efforts to recover from hurricane Sandy
In an opinion piece published in today’s Washington Post, Barbour said he is surprised “to the point of disbelief” by the harsh words directed at the Republican governor for working with praising the cooperation of a Democratic president.
Here’s Barbour’s column: