Thursday, September 01, 2005

If the rest of us learn anything from Katrina, it should be everyone needs a car. Despite a mandatory evacuation issued before the hurricane struck, thousands of poor people remained in the city. why? Because poor urbanites rely largely on public transportation and none was deployed to evacuate them until after the hurricane. When those poor survivors on the news claim that they've been abandoned, they aren't exaggerating; they were.

Why Everyone Needs a Car


  1. are you a car salesman?
    i don't think that natural calamities is a reason for everyone to get a car.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9/01/2005 03:26:00 PM

  2. Clearly you wouldn't mind being one of those unfortunates who could not drive out of town because they did not have cars.

    By Blogger Sumocat, at 9/01/2005 09:35:00 PM

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