Many have wondered about the insurgent response of Iraqis and have wanted to paint them as "evil" people who do not deserve our time and effort. Enter New Orleans. The same people live here when push comes to shove.
Horrific scenes from New Orleans on this evening's news... Described as a city descending into anarchy, with looting, shooting, hunger, desperation. And this displacing the earlier horrors of the stampede in Baghdad as panic about potential suicide bombers spread among the hoards of women and children marching over the Tigris to attend a major festival.