Seminal Watercooler – #3 News Story of the Decade: Hurricane Katrina
This countdown is based on the immediate impact of the stories as felt in the moment, and not necessarily on the long-term ramifications – which explains how Hurricane Katrina lands a spot above the Iraq War and the 2000 presidential election. It was a macabre scene of the type we never thought possible in the United States. In this clip from a few days after the storm hit, Jack Cafferty sums up the outrage felt toward the inadequate response of the federal government:
What’s on your mind tonight?