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Who Speaks For Katrina Survivors?

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My conservative friends often accuse liberals of being elitists, but I think I've found a real live conservative elitist. David Brooks fancying himself to be speaking on behalf of Katrina Survivors thinks a revolution is coming from disgruntled survivors. The only problem with this theory is that interviews with actual survivors in articles like this one and this one seem to indicate otherwise. Far being from angry, some of those that Brooks purports to speak for are taking a different view, finding spiritual significance in the tragedy, engaging in soul-searching, sounding grateful instead of angry and not looking to blame any government officials.