I’m, writing on Monday morning, September 1. Today is Labor Day. Through the miracle of the Internet, I’m watching the live broadcast of WDSU-TV6 in New Orleans at 11 AM Central Time as the eye of Hurricane Gustav makes landfall west of the city.
A WDSU reporter is saying that about two million people have evacuated the gulf coast and perhaps 10,000 people have remained in New Orleans. The city, the nation and the world is holding its breath while waiting to see if the levees hold.
I have to wonder what will be the political blowback if there’s a levee breech and major flooding in the New Orleans area.