New Orleans Survives Hurricane

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•35 Aug 30, 2012

Seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, New Orleans managed to survive a battering from Hurricane Isaac yesterday, with its reinforced system of levees keeping the city largely dry and safe amid the Category 1 storm. What do you think?

  • “It’s reassuring to know that New Orleans is now equipped to handle a hurricane much less powerful than Katrina.”

    Howard Garcia Jr. –
    Unemployed

  • “I guess crippling poverty is going to have to do the work all by itself then.”

    Elsie Kanew –
    Acid Filler

  • “Oh, yeah, well Sean Penn’s heading down there anyway.”

    Dick McQuarrie –
    Endodontist