posted on Sep, 5 2005 @ 07:18 PM
This is a good example of a manufactured issue.
The two pics where presented by two different sources. The terms looting vrs finding in this circumstance are interchangable.
We don't know if any other pics of white people with food have the word looting in their captions.
People are reading into this what wasn't intended.
But, this is something I've come to expect from the hybersensitive and intollerant US public. It's what makes them so easy to manipulate.
Use you're own brains people!!
Is this really a big deal, or is it just a distraction from a larger problem?
Moreover, consiter the actual facts:
NO had a large underprivliged population.
Most of that population happens to be black.
When the evacuation notice was given, the poor are the least informed and least mobile.
Thus, it's a perfectly natural artifact of the reality of the system that the majority of casualties are poor, black people.
Recall also that these people are also likely to be the most resentful of the system, even before the disaster. Given the situation, why would we be
suprised in the slightest that they would have a hostial reaction?
Let's try to fact facts, folks...
The system is FUBAR.
Trying to find any particular source of blame, or screaming Racisem at this point is like trying to blame a particular raindrop for bursting those