"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please." (Mark Twain)
Thursday, September 01, 2005
I will continue to refrain, for now, from saying much about the horror unfolding on the Gulf Coast, because anything I have to say would feel crass and exploitative, coming while the victims are still fighting for their lives. But lots of people are saying some of the things that must be said, and I urge you to seek them out. Start with this brilliant essay at the Agonist, and go from there.