I understand many are still reeling and recovering from a direct hit of this past week’s events. I understand media fatigue. I understand the need to start the recovery period.
But I refuse to believe that complacency, which has graced the path of every bungle of the past five years, will follow this phenomenal failure of government. We the American people are more intelligent than that. We have to wake up and smell the rot that is fast enveloping our country, long before Katrina hit, long before conditions allowed the the White House to be put up for sale.
“This is the Law and Order, Terror and Morality government, and it cannot save its citizens from a biological weapon called standing water.”
Listen to or read the transcript of a searing editorial by MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann.
It is a staggering and dangerous incompetence, and it is unacceptable.