Friday, September 09, 2005

 

The politics of hurricane relief



The politics of hurricane reliefIn 2004, swing-state Florida voters slammed by hurricanes received lots of help and close personal attention from President Bush. But there's no election this year.By Eric BoehlertSalon.com Sept. 5, 2005As they look back on the wreckage wrought by Hurricane Katrina, the bewildered survivors of the life-changing storm must be mulling over all sorts of hypothetical scenarios. What if the levees had held? What if more people had been evacuated? What if search-and-rescue missions had started earlier?A less obvious what-might-have-been worth considering is, what if ... (more)

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