‘Get off the fucking freeway’

A thoroughly depressing article about the official relief effort after Katrina. Via Emily Lloyd.

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  1. The marvelous Mrs. Henry has been stress-inoculating me with unbelievably sad and infuriating nola stories since it happened, to the point that this one didn’t even make a dent on my psyche. If you are feeling like your good humour needs tempering, I recommend her daily digest. Here’s today’s: http://www.livejournal.com/users/domystic/294725.html?

  2. All the delays and administrative failures and general incompetence are appalling but not particularly surprising. I do find the emergency services apparent quickness to adopt a hostile, confrontational attitude to survivors extraordinary, though. I found this particularly unnerving.

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