The theory of Evolution was looking endangered after Dubya's preposterous "both sides" remarks on creationism, but at least so far as it pertains to the survival of the
City Journal's Nicole Gelinas, a onetime resident of New Orleans, asks the question that's been on our mind the past few days. She isn't optimistic:
"No American city has ever gone through what New Orleans must go through: the complete (if temporary) flight of its most affluent and capable citizens, followed by social breakdown among those left behind, after which must come the total reconstruction of economic and physical infrastructure by a devastated populace..."
They're not hiding the subtext very much, are they?