September 4th, 2005

never understand

There are no words to express my horror.

where are we? what have we become? Why won't they help? Why the fuck are we still having interviews instead of doing something?

I'm going to link the following file because every American needs to see this. I am grateful to beehay for bringing this to my attention.

Broussard's speech on Meet the Press

Transcript by fangirlsays:

Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard as he was interviewed by Tim Russert on today's Meet the Press:

"...The guy who runs this building I’m in, Emergency Management, he’s responsible for everything. His mother was trapped in
St. Bernard nursing home and every day she called him and said, “Are you coming, son? Is somebody coming?” and he said, “Yeah, Mama, somebody’s coming to get you.” Somebody’s coming to get you on Tuesday. Somebody’s coming to get you on Wednesday. Somebody’s coming to get you on Thursday. Somebody’s coming to get you on Friday… and she drowned Friday night. She drowned Friday night! [Sobbing] Nobody’s coming to get us. Nobody’s coming to get us…”