Break Like the Wind
Slate's just posted a piece by the suddenly omnipresent Mimi Swartz headlined "Waiting for Ike: The five stages of hurricane anxiety." Which are, in order: anticipation, shopping, denial, panic and acceptance. To the latter point, Swartz writes from Houston, "It is time to admit that the only thing on television for the foreseeable future will be drenched, wind-lashed reporters in very silly rain gear or spotlight-happy public officials, like Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee." And for that, a Friend of Unfair Park sends this. --Robert Wilonsky
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