“Cops Set to Forcibly Clear Out New Orleans,” headline news at Yahoo News says. Now if the Mayor of New Orleans and the Governor of Louisiana had done this three days before Hurricane Katrina hit, perhaps there wouldn’t be rotting corpses in the city and all the other problems that they are claiming is the fault of the federal government.
Some wouldn’t leave, even now, without their pets. I don’t have a pet so I can’t be critical of this but I don’t understand why the pet owners didn’t evacuate in the first place and take the pet at that time.
We’re a stubborn mass of humanity and focused on the wrong things, aren’t we?