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Thursday, September 01, 2005

Katrina

I always enjoyed visiting New Orleans, home of Mandinas and Po Boys and Abita and so many good friends who always opened their homes to me. Everyone is safe and sound--the same of course cannot be said for one of America's jewels. Coverage from Wonkette, however, illustrates the city's primary scourge, racism. It seems even in a time of crisis the big easy cannot overcome it.

First, a comparison of coverage of white and black victims.

Next, just stating the obvious--those who stayed in the city aren't meatheads, but indeed far too poor to go anywhere else.