Heard a comedian from New Orleans on the radio this morning. He managed to slip in a few funnies even as he described how he got out of NO because he had the means. He said that 40+% of the city’s people are (or were) in poverty. He said there’s one main highway through the city–to those who asked why didn’t people just leave he pointed out that over a million people, many without private transportation or money to hire transport would have had to find a way to get out on the one main road. He said, “I can’t get ten people to get out of my house in one hour…”
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