The MSM is full of talk about how we are not giving enough money and help to the devastated area, that we are stingy, that Bush is on vacation and didn’t emote enough, that he is an insensitive goon, and so on. It’s all a bit irritating, isn’t it? Here is just one example of mischievious politics entering what should be ordinary front-page reporting from New York Times. Alas, there is more, but I’m not going to pay much attention to it. The horror of over 100,000 people dying is enough to focus on for now. Bush is right, it is in some ways incomprehensible. Boris Johnson and Peggy Noonan have some thoughts near such matters. I hope that the U.N. administrator who called America stingy takes note of the fact that the private donations to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund (just through
is already over five million dollars. And the Red Cross says that it has received over $18 million so far.