Here's the response of his adviser Mary Matalin (Mrs. James Carville):
He felt badly, obviously. On the other hand, he was not careless or incautious or violate any of the (rules). He didn't do anything he wasn't supposed to do.They're defensive when asked about shooting a guy in the face. With this crowd, there is absolutely no chance they'll admit anything went wrong at the federal level regarding levees or emergency response.
The way I was raised, if you shoot a guy in the face--even if by accident--you could have done something better somewhere along the way.