Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Portions of New Orleans to re-open?

Drudge brings us a new development on the New Orleans re-building front:

An upbeat New Orleans mayor announced Tuesday eve that he hoped to reopen 4 neighborhoods, including the city's central business district and the French Quarter, to residents and business owners by the end of the week... Developing...

I'm not sure what to make of the contradictory news coming out of that region. On the one hand it is WONDERFUL to hear that the death toll is going to be a fraction of what was predicted and that the city will likely be functioning much sooner than possible. On the other hand -- 10,000 were said to be dead just a few short days ago and we were told that the city would be uninhabitable for weeks if not months. All of this was then promptly blamed on the Bush administration.

Someone has some splainin' to do.