This is the idiocy of the Right that never fails to dismay me. Privatizing FEMA (or any other Federal agency simply adds another layer of administration.
Of course, the Con’s mantra is that ‘The private sector can do it cheaper.’ A week ago I ordered parts from a company in another state. The Post Office (a quasi-government operation) got me the parts in 2 days for $2.75. UPS wanted over $6.00 to get me the parts in three days.