After Hurricane Katrina landed in Louisiana and Missisisippi, Mark Bernstein wrote an exquisitely thoughtful essay titled “What Ended.” If you haven’t read it yet, go read it. Today he wrote a tidbit about the New England Baptist Church sign indicating that the people in New Orleans deserved Hurricane Katrina. Here’s a photo of the sign. Crazy talk, indeed.
You know, someday soon we’re gonna sit around and laugh about this, and everybody will be saying “I knew better.” Just like McCarthyism. Just like slavery. Just like the American Revolution.