Wednesday, 24 October 2007
The AP has a good story today
contrasting the treatment of the Southern California wildfire evacuees
who've been forced to take shelter at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium with
the notorious conditions at the Louisiana Superdome after Hurricane
Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005:
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Hurricane Katrina evacuees two
years earlier in New Orleans, thousands of people rousted by natural
disaster fled to the NFL stadium here, waiting out the calamity and
worrying about their homes.
How can this happen in America in 2007? Click to continue at ATTYWOOD.com
The similarities ended there, as an almost festive atmosphere reigned at Qualcomm Stadium.
Bands belted out rock 'n' roll, lavish buffets served gourmet
entrees, and massage therapists helped relieve the stress for those
forced to flee their homes because of wildfires.