New Orleans Survives Hurricane

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

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“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