Elections 2012: Lessons from Katrina

Yet there is a world of difference between the disaster response under Obama compared to that of the government-hating Republicans. Romney has explicitly proposed dismantling FEMA and turning disaster relief over to the states and to private enterprise. When we consider the prospect of Halliburton and its like profiteering on the pain and suffering of disaster victims in a world where floods and hurricanes and tornadoes are bound to increase, we should tremble with fear. […]