Katrina: Whose Victory, Exactly?

I think Anne Applebaum at the Washington Post has it right, the reaction to Katrina has been a miracle and if we can get past the political posturing I think we would be able to see more.  Here is an example of what she is talking about… 

Last week my son’s elementary school raised several thousand dollars for hurricane victims by washing cars. My other son’s preschool announced without fuss that a boy from New Orleans would be joining the class. My employer is organizing help for the company’s Gulf Coast employees, my local bookstore is collecting money for the Red Cross and my favorite radio station raised $54,000 last weekend. Every church or synagogue attended by anyone I know is, of course, raising money, housing evacuees or delivering clothes to victims.

Check out the entire article: Anne Applebaum: Whose Victory, Exactly?.

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1 Response to Katrina: Whose Victory, Exactly?

  1. Crystal says:

    The victory isn’t completely visible yet. But it will be. He just needs time.

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