22 August 2020

Quotation of the Day

You might not remember this, but when Homeland Security and especially FEMA—staffed by amateur political appointees at the time—failed so miserably to respond to Hurricane Katrina, some of the Fox News bobbleheads were actually calling for entirely voluntary responses to natural disasters. I imagined being trapped under the unstable rubble of some collapsed building, surrounded by loose electrical wire, toxic chemicals, and rising water. Who do I want to rescue me? Professionals with special training and equipment? Or the Methodist Ladies Bible Study Circle?—Maha (“Ask What Your Country Can Do For You. Please”)

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