Not much of a post, some fragments between classes:
Whittle is impassioned and perceptive as he contrasts the “pink” and “grey.”

Some examples of independence: French Quarter, children, national guard.

NPR says this time Bush is not blaming the locals–as he had in his first tour of the hurricane-hit area. Hugh Hewitt saw that first trip quite differently. (Generally, I’d take Hewitt over NPR, but don’t know. If those people want to be taken seriously, they really need to stop treating Daniel Schorr as if he was the last of the great wise men.)