Black, Poor, Old, Sick Or Disabled
The words of the Australian journalist who toured the Gulf coast state a truth that most of America would like to ignore. Get over it.
The Gretna Police would not have let Oprah Winfrey or Bill Cosby walk over that bridge.
How many of the talking heads couldn't understand that some people just didn't have the money to evacuate. There were people who thought they needed money to be rescued. The working poor get bills for ambulance rides and emergency room visits. If the poor fit the stereotype of the talking heads they would have called limos for a ride.
The old get to lie down and die from dehydration while the people who are supposed to be in charge argue about who should be bringing in clean water.
The sick or disabled lay in nursing homes while the owners dither about evacuation. As the floodwaters rise, unable to escape, they drown.
If you voted for Bush/Cheney, this is your fault. This is what you voted for.
If you claim to be a Christian you know the moral answer to: "Am I my brother's keeper?"